carbPronunciation: (kärb), [key]
carbPronunciation: (kärb), [key] Slang.
to eat large quantities of carbohydrates before a major physical exertion in order to store up energy (usually fol. by up
): Some marathon runners carb up on spaghetti the night before a race.
var. of carbo-
before a vowel: carbazole.
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