chew off

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of chew off

: to remove (something) by chewing
  • The dog chewed the doll's eyes off.

Word by Word Definitions

chew play
  1. : to crush, grind, or gnaw (something, such as food) with or as if with the teeth : masticate

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

  3. : to chew something

  1. : the act of chewing

  2. : something for chewing

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

  1. used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest


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