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verb (used with or without object), noun
  1. champ1.
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Can be confusedchamp chomp
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Related Words for chomp

chew, gnaw, bite, munch

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Contemporary Examples of chomp

Historical Examples of chomp

  • In de Barze of Diocletian four tousand peoples all could chomp in de water same time.

  • Vell, dey not all chomp togesser every day same peoples, but ven de barze all full den forrrty tousand chomp in same time.

British Dictionary definitions for chomp



  1. to chew (food) noisily; champ
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  1. the act or sound of chewing in this manner
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Word Origin for chomp

variant of champ 1
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Word Origin and History for chomp


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

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