American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Slang To eat or drink rapidly or eagerly; devour: snarfed down some cookies.
- v. transitive To eat or consume greedily.
- v. transitive To take something by dubious means, but without the connotations of stealing; to take something without regard to etiquette.
- v. transitive To expel fluid or food through the mouth or nostrils accidentally, usually while attempting to stifle laughter with one's mouth full.
- v. transitive, computing To slurp (computing slang sense); to load in entirety; to copy as a whole.
- v. make off with belongings of others
- Blend of snort and scarf? (Wiktionary)
- Probably sn(ort) + (sc)arf3. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Meg: the "snarf" character you're thinking of is Pinky from Pinky and the Brain/Animaniacs - the lab mice who wanted to take over the world..”
“I was originally thinking a Thundercat or that lil character from a TV show who's name I don't know that says "snarf" all the time.”
“You decide for yourself and while you may evangelize, other people still have the right to ignore you and snarf their gas station food.”
“I'd totally snarf Italian meatballs from a place called Saucy Balls.”
“Or the crab puffs that we snarf down, as Hal from HR recites the latest office policy on Instant Messaging.”
“According to the players themselves, "Blibber blabber snarf.”
“When he was senator, he watched the state snarf up billions in post 9/11 defense dollars, especially in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads.”
“The CSS IS AWESOME mug is awesome -- until it makes you snarf coffee out your nostrils all over your keyboard.”
“Moreover, "all dogs explore with their mouths" so it's possible that even dogs not completely indiscriminate about the stuff they'll snarf up could surprise you and munch on some.”
“Just this morning I found myself going through the drive thru at McDonald's so my son could snarf down a sandwich in the two minutes we had left to get him to work.”
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