v. in·haled, in·hal·ing, in·hales
1. To draw (air or smoke, for example) into the lungs by breathing; inspire.
2. Informal To consume rapidly or eagerly; devour: inhaled lunch and then rushed off to the meeting.
1. To breathe in; inspire.
2. To draw smoke into the lungs; puff.
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