Dictionary.com

snarf

[ snahrf ]
/ snɑrf /
Save This Word!

verb (used with object) Slang.
to eat quickly and voraciously; scarf (often followed by down or up).
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of snarf

First recorded in 1965–70; of uncertain origin; possibly a combination of snort and scarf2; possibly onomatopoeic
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use snarf in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for snarf

snarf
/ (snɑːf) /

verb
informal to eat or drink greedily
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK