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munch

1

[ muhnch ]

verb (used with object)

  1. to chew with steady or vigorous working of the jaws, often audibly.


verb (used without object)

  1. to chew steadily or vigorously, often audibly.

noun

  1. Informal. a snack.

verb phrase

  1. Slang. to snack especially extensively or frequently.

Munch

2

[ moongk ]

noun

  1. Ed·vard [ed, -vah, r, d], 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and graphic artist.

Münch

3

[ mynsh ]

noun

  1. Charles, 1891–1968, French conductor in the U.S.

munch

1

/ mʌntʃ /

verb

  1. to chew (food) steadily, esp with a crunching noise


Munch

2

/ mʊŋk /

noun

  1. MunchEdvard18631944MNorwegianARTS AND CRAFTS: painterARTS AND CRAFTS: engraver Edvard (ˈɛdvard). 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and engraver, whose works, often on the theme of death, include The Scream (1893); a major influence on the expressionists, esp on die Brücke
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Derived Forms

  • ˈmuncher, noun
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Other Words From

  • muncher noun
  • un·munched adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of munch1

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English monchen, variant of mocchen; of imitative origin
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Word History and Origins

Origin of munch1

C14 monche, of imitative origin; compare crunch
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Example Sentences

He cites how detective John Munch (Richard Belzer) of Law and Order appeared on Arrested Development.

For better or worse, jazz is turning into the music you hear when you drink coffee and munch on a donut or bagel.

In it, Munch attached his head to the body of a female; the symbolic meaning, that he no longer required a woman in his life.

Harvard University officially established its very own BDSM club, the Harvard Munch.

Munch painted three other versions of “The Scream,” all now in museums in Oslo.

They now formed a line, holding hands, and turning their faces toward Mount Munch resumed their journey.

So, if we get together and hold hands, we can travel toward Mount Munch until the enchanted streak is passed.

I once saw a dying man who kept complaining they would not let him have hazel-nuts to munch!

"He's a vegetarian," remarked the Tiger, as the horse began to munch the clover.

They sit around and munch chocolate or take rolls from their bags and nibble those between the acts or eat pretzels.

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