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chewing tobacco

noun

Simple Definition of chewing tobacco

  • : a type of tobacco that is chewed rather than smoked

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of chewing tobacco

  1. :  a type of tobacco that is chewed rather than smoked

Word by Word Definitions

chewplay chewing
  1. :  to crush, grind, or gnaw (as food) with or as if with the teeth :  masticate

    :  to injure, destroy, or consume as if by chewing

    :  to chew something

  1. :  the act of chewing

    :  something for chewing

tobaccoplay
  1. :  any of a genus (Nicotiana) of chiefly American plants of the nightshade family with viscid foliage and tubular flowers

    :  a tall erect annual tropical American herb (North tabacum) cultivated for its leaves

    :  the leaves of cultivated tobacco prepared for use in smoking or chewing or as snuff


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