Exploring Wolf References: Wolf Down

HUNGRY WOLF
Still from The Hungry Wolf, MGM, 1942.

To “wolf down” means to eat like a wolf, or quickly and in large chunks without chewing well. The phrase is most often used colloquially.

This subject was inspired by #WerewolfWednesday, which I hold each week on my Facebook page.

Also see:

Humans have a long and sordid history with wolves. As I explore these phrases, I’ll note that much of the danger of wolves is mythology. Wolf fact can be found here.

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