devourer : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  someone who eats greedily or voraciously

  • Ernest Hemingway in The Green Hills of Africa The only other animal known to man as a self-devourer is the Communist Party, which, from time to time, may be observed consuming its .
  • Long a shameless devourer of graft, showgirls champagne, Boss Johnson stood before a Federal bar, smiled blandly when a jury foreman said: "Not Guilty.
  • The actress who elicits all this hyperbolepanther, devourer, new Marilynis the product of a remarkable, almost incestuously close family.
News & Articles

  • Is This 'Forever' Stock The Next Berkshire?
    Hidden inflation is an insidious devourer of profit . Forget what the Consumer Price Index is telling us -- higher costs don't always get passed on to the consumer.
    Aug. 14, 2013 - StreetAuthority Network via Yahoo! Finance

  • Kristin Scott Thomas in Scotsman
    He was a proper teacher,Scott Thomas says. "He was just a grown-up, very smart devourer of all things cultural, and I said to myself: 'Yes, yes, I want to be like him! I don't want to do kitchen-sink dramas, I don't want to be on telly, I...
  • Ben Brantley in San Diego Union Tribune
    The government and the Olympic Delivery Authority now seem to be deploying the regeneration argument to deflect concerns about the spiraling costs of this project, which could become another devourer of public money like the Millennium Dome or... Syed Kamall Bloomberg Nov 22, 2006 27281 36012 devourer In his New York Times review - mixed for the show, a rave for Ramirez - critic Ben Brantley called her a toothsome devourer of scenery" and credited her with squeezing the "tastiest satiric juice" from the Eric Idle-penned show....

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