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Definition of the verb lap up
What does lap up mean as a doing phrase?
- take up with the tongue
Alternative definition of the verb lap up
- To consume by lapping
- [idiomatic] To revel in, to overtly enjoy
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British and American by Eric Partridge
*lap up.' To wipe out; to put out ...
Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley
To lap up, to wipe out, put out of sight. Cot-lap (see ante). Lap-ear. 1. A student of a religious turn of mind. 2. A donkey. Lap-ful. 1. A lover or husband ; 2. an unborn child. Lapland. The society of women. Lapper. 1.
An Universal Etymological English Dictionary; Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient Or Modern, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words, ...together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Chartes, Writs, Old Records, and Processes in Law; ... Containing Many Thousand Words More Than Either Harris Philips, Kersey, Or Any English Dictionary Before Extant. To Wich is Added, a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration. The Whole Work Compil'd and Methodically Digested, ... By N. Bailey, Philologos (1757)
To LAP up, to ...
A Dictionary of Numeral Words, by which All Difficulty in the Remembrance of Figures is Removed (1829)
With an Explanation of the Plan by William Henry Crook (LL.D.)
Lap up. Leap o'er. Lip to. Elope lest. Leap most. Loppest. Oily pore. Lip test. Lip loath. Lazy nest. Lappest. Eloper. Leap vast .
A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century by James Orchard Halliwell (1855)
To lap up, to relinquish anything; to express in a ...
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Lap up Meaning
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