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

Examples of chomper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Be prepared to see leering closeups of those misshapen chompers too many times to count. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Dec. 2023 That’s likely more than enough for a full house of ice chompers in a hot climate. Lauren Joseph, Bon Appétit, 22 Nov. 2023 Teeth: Tim Caine vs Kamala Harris Which set of chompers crossed the finish line? Christian Schneider, National Review, 2 Nov. 2023 At first, the Sewer Boys’ chompers looked too much like dentures, so the Silversteins started chiseling them into pointy fangs, which were too scary. Vulture, 24 Oct. 2023 Suffice to say, a sinister presence with a nice set of chompers is lurking in the cargo hold, and is able to make short work of the doomed crew. Brent Lang, Variety, 11 Aug. 2023 Lichtman: Its foot-and-half-long beak was packed with chompers. Flora Lichtman, Scientific American, 31 May 2023 After giving this water flosser a try, our chompers felt spotless. Theresa Holland, Peoplemag, 2 Mar. 2023 Instead, these dinosaurs covered their chompers with lips, more like today’s lizards. Byrodrigo Pérez Ortega,, 30 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of chomper was in 1852

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Cite this Entry

“Chomper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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