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chewing gum

[ choo-ing ]
/ ˈtʃu ɪŋ /
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noun
a sweetened and flavored preparation for chewing, usually made of chicle.
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Origin of chewing gum

An Americanism dating back to 1755–65
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chewing gum

noun
a preparation for chewing, usually made of flavoured and sweetened chicle or such substitutes as polyvinyl acetate
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