verb \ˈchämp, ˈchmp\

: to chew or bite on something

Full Definition of CHOMP

intransitive verb
:  to chew or bite on something
:  champ 2 —usually used in the phrase chomping at the bit
transitive verb
:  to chew or bite on
chomp noun

Examples of CHOMP

  1. They were chomping burgers at a picnic.

Origin of CHOMP

alteration of champ
First Known Use: 1581

Rhymes with CHOMP


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