Vocabulary - Ways of Eating
Complete the following sentences with the verbs from the box.
tucked | gulped | pecked | stuffing | sipping | munching | polish | gnawing | licked | overeat
He sat in the warm sun, idly
the melted chocolate off his fingers.
down the rest of her tea.
The dog lay under the desk,
on a bone.
in as soon as the food was served.
Mark didn't like the pizza. He only
Some people can
without putting on much weight.
themselves with snacks all afternoon.
Steve came out of the shop
a bag of potato chips.
Well, it didn't take us long to
off the dessert.
to drink in very small mouthfuls
to take something into your mouth with your tongue
to swallow large amounts of food or drink quickly
to bite or chew something repeatedly
to eat food with enthusiasm because you like it
to eat only a small amount of a meal, without much interest
to eat more than you need or more than is healthy
to fill yourself with food until you are not hungry or feel ill
to eat something using your teeth and jaws in a noisy way
to finish something, especially food, quickly