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lap something up

Slang definitions & phrases for lap something up

lap something up

verb phrase

To accept or believe eagerly;to take in something delightful: Tell 'em you'll lower their taxes and they'll lap it up/ lapped up the praise (1922+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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