chewing gum

noun
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of chewing gum

: a sweetened and flavored insoluble plastic material (such as a preparation of chicle) used for chewing

Examples of chewing gum in a Sentence

  1. a piece of chewing gum

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First Known Use of chewing gum

1850

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CHEWING GUM Defined for English Language Learners

chewing gum

Definition of chewing gum for English Language Learners

  • : a type of soft candy that you chew on but do not swallow


CHEWING GUM Defined for Kids

chewing gum

noun chew·ing gum \ ˈchü-iŋ- \

Definition of chewing gum for Students

: a sweetened and flavored soft material (as of chicle) that is chewed but not swallowed


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