scarf down

Definition of scarf down

US, informal
:to eat (something) quickly
  • He scarfed down his lunch and went right back outside.

Word by Word Definitions

scarf play
  1. : either of the chamfered or cutaway ends that fit together to form a scarf joint

  2. : an in-line joint made by chamfering, halving, or notching two pieces to correspond and lapping them

  1. : to unite by a scarf joint

  2. : to form a scarf on

  1. : a military or official sash usually indicative of rank

  2. : tippet

  3. : a broad band of cloth worn about the shoulders, around the neck, or over the head

  1. : to wrap, cover, or adorn with or as if with a scarf

  2. : to wrap or throw on (a scarf or mantle) loosely

  1. : scoff

  2. : snaptransitive 2}

down play
  1. : toward or in a lower physical position

  2. : to a lying or sitting position

  3. : toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. : down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. : to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

  2. : to cause to fall by or as if by shooting : bring down

  3. : consume

  1. : occupying a low position

  2. : directed or going downward

  3. : lower in price

  1. : descent, depression

  2. : an instance of putting down someone (such as an opponent in wrestling)

  3. : a complete play to advance the ball

  1. : an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

  2. : a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. : a covering of soft fluffy feathers

  2. : something soft and fluffy like down

  1. : down syndrome


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