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    Cool He wolfed down his bowl of pasta?

    Hello amigos!

    He was so hungry he wolfed down his bowl of pasta in minutes.

    Does this verb mean eat something greedily?

    Thanks,

    Sam


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    Re: He wolfed down his bowl of pasta?

    Quote Originally Posted by sambistapt View Post
    Hello amigos!

    He was so hungry he wolfed down his bowl of pasta in minutes.

    Does this verb mean eat something greedily?

    Thanks,

    Sam
    It means "eat something very fast", usually because one is very hungry, in a hurry, or both.

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