Chewed on the difficulties ahead.
Chew a problem over.
Make sure to chew thoroughly, and don't talk with your mouth full!
The steak was tough to chew as it had been cooked too long.
The school had banned chew and smokes from the school grounds, even for adults.
An example of chew is using your teeth to turn large pieces of lettuce into smaller, easier to swallow pieces.
To tell someone off is an example of how to chew someone out.
- To ponder over; meditate.
- To talk together in a friendly, leisurely way; chat at length.
- To rebuke severely; reprimand.
- To think over; consider.
- To discuss at length.
- To converse idly; chat.
- To overact, as in a play or film.
Origin of chew
- Middle English cheuen from Old English cēowan
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition