Definition of chomp
1 : to chew or bite on something
2 : champ 2 —usually used in the phrase chomping at the bit
: to chew or bite on
Examples of chomp in a Sentence
They were chomping burgers at a picnic.
Recent Examples of chomp from the Web
Folks can chomp on Joe’s signature seafood-by-the-bucket and sip seafaring-themed cocktails as the Boise River flows past.
Most Western cultures won’t even consider chomping on bugs for a meal.
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Origin and Etymology of chomp
alteration of champ
First Known Use: 1581
CHOMP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chomp for English Language Learners
: to chew or bite on something
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