inhale

American English
This page is about the slang term inhale.

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 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

a. breathed it in

b. blew on it

c. ate it quickly

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Contributor: Matt Errey