What is the meaning of lap up?

verb

  • Take up with the tongue.
    • usage: "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast"
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APAWordNet. (2010). lap up. Retrieved February 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/lap_up/definitions/1290488
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "lap up" http://smartdefine.org/lap_up/definitions/1290488 (accessed February 22, 2019).
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MLAWordNet. "lap up" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/lap_up/definitions/1290488>