chomp·​er | \ ˈchäm-pər How to pronounce chomper (audio) , ˈchȯmp \
plural chompers

Definition of chomper

1 informal : one who chomps or chomps on something a cigar chomper The zesty crowds at sports events, circuses and saloons are the second largest group of [popcorn] chompers, while moviegoers gobble another 50 million pounds.— Patricia Linden
2 informal : tooth … have a mouthful of teeth, but each chomper is smaller than a grain of rice.— Peter Rowe usually plural We all know that vanity can lead to its own clichés—from breast implants and tanning parlors to fake enamel chompers and hair transplants.Women's Sports & Fitness

First Known Use of chomper

1852, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Chomper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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