chewy

[choo-ee]

Origin of chewy

First recorded in 1920–25; chew + -y1
Related formschew·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chewiness

chewy

adjective chewier or chewiest
  1. of a consistency requiring chewing; somewhat firm and sticky
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