Devour in a sentence

use Devour in a sentence


[verb] eat greedily, hungrily;

When a dog is very hungry, it devours its food.

He devoured his meal.

The fly became tangled up in the web, and was quickly devoured by the spider.

They often snatch their prey while in flight and devour it without even landing.

Babe Ruth was known to devour two porterhouse steaks, two salads, two orders of fries and two apple pies a la mode for dinner.

She devoured an extra-large chocolate bar.

[verb] enjoy avidly, as of a book;

He devoured his novels.

I devoured contemporary literature, most of which was written by well-known writers.

He devoured books on psychology and sociology to broaden his mind.