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English definition of “put sth away”

put sth away

(EAT) informal phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to eat a large amount of food : He put away a whole box of chocolates in one evening .EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
(Definition of put sth away (EAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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