chomp

verb \ ˈchämp , ˈchȯmp \
Updated on: 27 Nov 2017

Definition of chomp

intransitive verb
1 : to chew or bite on something
2 : champ 2 usually used in the phrase chomping at the bit
transitive verb
: to chew or bite on

chomp

noun

Examples of chomp in a Sentence

  1. They were chomping burgers at a picnic.

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Origin and Etymology of chomp

alteration of champ



CHOMP Defined for English Language Learners

chomp

verb

Definition of chomp for English Language Learners

  • : to chew or bite on something



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