Synonyms of devouring


1. devour, destroy, ruin

usage: destroy completely; "Fire had devoured our home"

2. devour, enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour

usage: enjoy avidly; "She devoured his novels"

3. devour, down, consume, go through, eat

usage: eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"

4. devour, guttle, raven, pig, eat

usage: eat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"


1. avid, devouring(prenominal), esurient, greedy, desirous (vs. undesirous), wishful

usage: (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"

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