throw down

in. to eat; to gobble one’s food. (The opposite of throw up = to vomit.)
Man, I’m starved. Let’s find a hamburger joint and throw down.
What time are you going to throw down tonight?

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.


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