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chomp

 
pronunciation:
champ
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: chomps, chomping, chomped
definition 1: to chew or bite on something, usu. heavily, vigorously or noisily (often fol. by "on").
With the way he was chomping on those carrots, we could hear him all the way in the bedroom.
definition 2: variant of champ1.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to bite or chew on.
My grandmother hated the way he was always chomping his cigars.
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