Meaning of devour
Pronunciation: (di-vour'), [key]
- to swallow or eat up hungrily, voraciously, or ravenously.
- to consume destructively, recklessly, or wantonly: Fire devoured the old museum.
- to engulf or swallow up.
- to take in greedily with the senses or intellect: to devour the works of Freud.
- to absorb or engross wholly: a mind devoured by fears.
- devour (Thesaurus)