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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theygobble up
he/she/itgobbles up
present participlegobbling up
past tensegobbled up
past participlegobbled up

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  1. 1
    to use a lot of something very quickly
    The military gobbles up all the money.
  2. 3
    same as gobble (sense 1)
    The cakes had all been gobbled up.
See also main entry: gobble

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