verb (used with or without object), noun

Can be confusedchamp chomp Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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




to chew (food) noisily; champ


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



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper