Snarf meaning

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(slang) To expel fluid or food through the mouth or nostrils accidentally, usually while attempting to stifle laughter with one's mouth full.

It was so funny, I snarfed my milk onto my keyboard.

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To eat or drink rapidly or eagerly; devour.

Snarfed down some cookies.

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To eat or ingest very quickly.
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(slang) To eat or consume greedily.

He snarfed a whole bag of chips in a couple of minutes!

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(slang, computing) To slurp (computing slang sense); to load in entirety; to copy as a whole.

I snarfed the whole database into my program.

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(slang) To take something by dubious means, but without the connotations of stealing; to take something without regard to etiquette.

I snarfed a bunch of freebies from the vendor's booth when he wasn't looking.

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Origin of snarf

  • Probably sn(ort) (sc)arf

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Blend of snort and scarf?

    From Wiktionary