chomp

[chomp]
Can be confusedchamp chomp
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Related Words for chomped

chew, gnaw, bite, munch

Examples from the Web for chomped

Contemporary Examples of chomped

Historical Examples of chomped

  • He just chomped them all up together and patted his stomach from sheer delight.

  • Much later he shook his head, opened his eyes, then chomped his jaws on the pain.

    Captives of the Flame

    Samuel R. Delany

  • You "chomped" on it, with your cheek all bulged out, and blame near drowned yourself with the juice of it.

    Back Home

    Eugene Wood


British Dictionary definitions for chomped

chomp

chump

verb
  1. to chew (food) noisily; champ
noun
  1. the act or sound of chewing in this manner

Word Origin for chomp

variant of champ 1
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Word Origin and History for chomped

chomp

v.

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

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