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English definition of “scarf”

scarf

verb [I/T] (EAT)   /skɑrf/ infml
to eat a lot of food quickly: [I] In no time, I scarfed down two hamburgers, French fries, and something to drink.
(Definition of scarf verb (EAT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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