Definition of snarf in English:

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Pronunciation: /snɑːf/


[with object] informal, chiefly North American
Eat or drink quickly or greedily: they snarfed up frozen yogurt
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  • Enno couldn't help but snarf it down, only to feel awkward as he finished his before anyone had made a second bite.
  • I ended up snarfing a bunch of Ritz crackers (first crackers I've had in weeks, aside from the wedding last week) to tide me over until dinner.
  • The dish was tasty but so violently rich, you felt almost embarrassed eating it, like a pimply adolescent snarfing a public bag of candy.


1950s: perhaps imitative.

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