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inhale American English

Meaning: to eat very quickly

For example:

  • Johnny must have been real hungry. He inhaled that burger!

  • The kids grabbed their hotdogs and inhaled them in no time.

Variety: This slang is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

Kelly grabbed another slice of pizza and inhaled it. She
  1. breathed it in
  2. blew on it
  3. ate it quickly

Discuss: inhale

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