Definitions of lap up

  1. take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. To lay or place over anything so as to partly or wholly cover it; as, to lap one shingle over another; to lay together one partly over another; as, to lap weather-boards; also, to be partly over, or by the side of (something); as, the hinder boat lapped the foremost one. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To take up (drink or food) with the tongue; to drink by licking up. dictgcide_fs
  4. To accept or enjoy enthusiatically and uncritically; as, to lap up praise. dictgcide_fs