Meaning of devouring in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈvaʊərɪŋ/

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Translate devouring into Spanish


  • 1Eating food or prey hungrily or quickly.

    • ‘the wolf is a devouring beast’
    1. 1.1(of fire or a similar force) destructively consuming.
      • ‘before him is a devouring fire’
    2. 1.2(of an unpleasant feeling) totally absorbing.
      • ‘a devouring sense of loneliness’


mass noun
  • The action of eating something hungrily or quickly.

    • ‘I have no discipline when it comes to the immediate devouring of burritos’