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

 

wolf

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//wʊlf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʊlf//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wolf
BrE BrE//wʊlf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʊlf//
 
he / she / it wolfs
BrE BrE//wʊlfs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʊlfs//
 
past simple wolfed
BrE BrE//wʊlft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʊlft//
 
past participle wolfed
BrE BrE//wʊlft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʊlft//
 
-ing form wolfing
BrE BrE//ˈwʊlfɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwʊlfɪŋ//
 
Hunger
 
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wolf something (down) (informal) to eat food very quickly, especially by putting a lot of it in your mouth at once synonym gobble See related entries: Hunger Word Origin Old English wulf, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wolf and German Wolf, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin lupus and Greek lukos. The verb dates from the mid 19th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wolf