Meaning of “lap up something” in the English Dictionary

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"lap up something" in American English

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lap up something

phrasal verb with lap us /læp/ verb [ I/T ] -pp-

to buy, listen to, or do something very enthusiastically:

Young people there are lapping up just about everything to do with pop culture from Japan.

(Definition of “lap up something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)