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chomp

[chomp] /tʃɒmp/
verb (used with or without object), noun
1.
champ1 .
Can be confused
champ, chomp.
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  • You "chomped" on it, with your cheek all bulged out, and blame near drowned yourself with the juice of it.

    Back Home Eugene Wood
  • He just chomped them all up together and patted his stomach from sheer delight.

    The Adventures of Buster Bear Thornton W. Burgess
  • Much later he shook his head, opened his eyes, then chomped his jaws on the pain.

    Captives of the Flame Samuel R. Delany
British Dictionary definitions for chomped

chomp

/tʃɒmp/
verb
1.
to chew (food) noisily; champ
noun
2.
the act or sound of chewing in this manner
Word Origin
variant of champ1
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Word Origin and History for chomped

chomp

v.

1640s, dialectal and American English variant of champ (v.). Related: Chomped; chomping.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for chomped

chomp

verb

To chew

[1840s+; By 1640s in form champ]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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