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Slang

inhale

This page is about the slang term 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 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