verb \ˈmənch\

: to chew or eat (something) especially in a noisy way

Full Definition of MUNCH

transitive verb
:  to eat with a chewing action <many a mouthful is munched in private — Washington Irving>; also :  to snack on <drank coffee and munched homemade cookies — Lady Bird Johnson>
intransitive verb
:  to eat or chew something; also :  snack —usually used with on
munch·er noun

Origin of MUNCH

Middle English monchen, probably of imitative origin
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with MUNCH


biographical name \ˈmnch, ˈmuench\

Definition of MUNCH

Charles 1891–1968 Alsatian-born conductor


biographical name \ˈmŋk\

Definition of MUNCH

Edvard 1863–1944 Norw. painter


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