chewing tobacco


: a type of tobacco that is chewed rather than smoked

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Finestead also claimed that Clevinger had slapped her in a hotel room and thrown chewing tobacco on their child. Jason Hahn, Peoplemag, 6 Mar. 2023 The men passed around a bag of chewing tobacco as pickup trucks and armored cars carrying officials with the Taliban administration pulled up to the metal barrier. Christina Goldbaum, New York Times, 15 Feb. 2023

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“Chewing tobacco.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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