verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of munch
Examples from the Web for munching
A silverback is munching contently and endlessly on foliage.Can Gorillas Save the Democratic Republic of the Congo?|Nina Strochlic|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I should hope the city's homeless people will be munching on some venison burgers for the foreseeable future.
We stood for two and a half hours munching on deli food and enjoying the open bar.
The Tea Partiers, munching on a decidedly non‑populist steak and shrimp dinner, were geared up.
And lest we forget, it would be more than munching rice cakes and protein shakes in Chappaqua.
Blackbeard studied them intently, munching Brazil nuts and noisily sipping his wine.Blackbeard: Buccaneer|Ralph D. Paine
At all hours of the day the Muffet jaws, like the jaws of a ruminant, were steadily munching, munching.This Freedom|A. S. M. Hutchinson
Literary and munching circles in London are putting quite a lot of thought into a proposed memorial to Stilton cheese.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
Paul walked over to where Dobbin was munching the tender grass, being secured against straying by a long rope.The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour|George A. Warren
Flaxie pondered upon this speech as she sat rattling along in the cars, munching peanuts, while Mrs. Prim took care of the shells.The Twin Cousins|Sophie May
British Dictionary definitions for munching (1 of 2)
Word Origin for munch
British Dictionary definitions for munching (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for munching
late 14c., mocchen, imitative (cf. crunch), or perhaps from Old French mangier "to eat, bite," from Latin manducare "to chew." Related: Munched; munching.