chank

[ changk ]
/ tʃæŋk /

verb (used without object) Chiefly New England and West Midland U.S.

to eat noisily or greedily.

Nearby words

  1. changing tone,
  2. changsha,
  3. changteh,
  4. changzhou,
  5. chania,
  6. chankiang,
  7. channel,
  8. channel back,
  9. channel bass,
  10. channel captain

Origin of chank

First recorded in 1870–75; expressive v. akin to champ1, chomp

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