Usage examples for devoured

  1. With what silent eagerness the newspapers are devoured in war- time when the details of a battle appear! – Dr. Jolliffe's Boys by Lewis Hough
  2. His sunken eyes devoured her as she ran toward him. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. The payment was refused, then the rats came, devoured and destroyed, stayed a night and left. – The Rat Racket by David Henry Keller
  4. He devoured his food, poor fellow! – Balzac by Frederick Lawton
  5. " Why, last time," he said, " she was going to be devoured by the Dragon with Seven Heads." – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs