scarf down

phrasal verb

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

Examples of scarf down in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wienerschnitzel diehards also scarf down the chain’s french fries, hamburgers — and, yes, desserts. Michael Deeds, Idaho Statesman, 27 Mar. 2024 Through the third quarter of the game, ticket holders can guzzle unlimited drinks and scarf down staples like chicken wings and sliders. Rio Yamat, Fortune, 8 Feb. 2024 As the dog panted and scarfed down a sandwich, Sweeney refused to break character, demonstrating a level of dedication that sometimes even cast members can’t muster. Esther Zuckerman, The Atlantic, 3 Mar. 2024 Sturdy wooden tables where customers can stand and scarf down one of the vendor’s famous crabcakes or coddies will make the move, too. Amanda Yeager, Baltimore Sun, 25 Jan. 2024 The singer also apologized for a TikTok video of himself simulating the act of taking communion, where he’s seen taking shots of purple juice while scarfing down crackers in what appears to be a religious setting. Mitchell Peters, Billboard, 15 Jan. 2024 Instead, the team found that the simulated black hole scarfed down matter voraciously and effectively made a mess of its plate in the process. Matt Hrodey, Discover Magazine, 25 Sep. 2023 Mama and her cub scarfed down about 100 doughnut holes and three dozen doughnuts during that time, Candice Sargeant, general manager of the only Krispy Kreme in Anchorage, told The Washington Post. Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2023 When the bad guys hungrily scarf down plates of spaghetti, the marinara sauce looks … OK. Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 Aug. 2023

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“Scarf down.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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