Chomp meaning

chŏmp
To chew or bite on noisily.

A horse chomping oats.

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To chew or bite on something repeatedly.

Chomping on a cigar.

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The act or an instance of vigorous biting.
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To chew hard and noisily.
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To bite down (on), repeatedly and restlessly.

To chomp on a cigar.

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The act or sound of chomping.
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The act of chomping (see below)
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(intransitive) To bite or munch loudly or heavily.
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To chew something loudly or heavily.

The dog chomped the treat and swallowed it in one gulp.

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chomp at the bit
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of chomp

  • Variant of champ

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • U.S. regional variation of “champ” (verb)

    From Wiktionary