chewable

[ choo-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈtʃu ə bəl /

adjective

capable of being chewed: chewable aspirin.

noun

something that can be chewed: Now that the baby is getting its teeth, add chewables to its diet.

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Origin of chewable

First recorded in 1840–50; chew + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM chewable

un·chew·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for chewable

  • The irony in it all is that our bodies need, if not crave, Vitamin D—and more than a chewable tablet.

  • And he's eat everything that's chewable on the reservation already.

    The Woman-Haters|Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Bradley and I can eat anything that's chewable, and drink anything that will pour, but you can't.

    Triplanetary|Edward Elmer Smith