gulp down



gulp down (third-person singular simple present gulps down, present participle gulping down, simple past and past participle gulped down)

  1. To eat very quickly without chewing the food properly.
  2. To drink very quickly, swallowing large quantities of liquid at a time.
  3. (figuratively) To believe without questioning; to swallow.
    • 1755, Henry Fielding, A Voyage to Lisbon
      The old man [] glibly gulped down the whole narrative.