Definition of scarf verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

scarf

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//skɑːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skɑːrf//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scarf
BrE BrE//skɑːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skɑːrf//
 
he / she / it scarfs
BrE BrE//skɑːfs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skɑːrfs//
 
past simple scarfed
BrE BrE//skɑːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skɑːrft//
 
past participle scarfed
BrE BrE//skɑːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skɑːrft//
 
-ing form scarfing
BrE BrE//ˈskɑːfɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskɑːrfɪŋ//
 
 
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(North American English) (British English scoff) [intransitive, transitive] scarf (something) (informal) to eat a lot of something quickly Word Originverb 1960s: variant of scoff in the sense ‘eat quickly and greedily’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scarf

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