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champ1

 
pronunciation:
chaemp
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
champ at the bit
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: champs, champing, champed
definition 1: to bite down on impatiently; grind against with the teeth.
similar words:
crunch
definition 2: to chew loudly and vigorously.
similar words:
crunch
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make vigorous biting and chewing movements.
similar words:
crunch
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phrase: champ at the bit
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of champing.
similar words:
crunch
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derivation: champer (n.)