chew toy

noun

Definition of chew toy

US
:a toy that is designed to be chewed by a dog

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

toy play
  1. : something for a child to play with

  2. : something diminutive

  3. : something that can be toyed with

  1. : to act or deal with something lightly or without vigor or purpose

  2. : to amuse oneself as if with a toy : play

  3. : to engage in flirtation

  1. : of diminutive size compared to a standard form or breed

  2. : designed or made for use as a toy


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