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 pluralWe 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 5 Apr. 2020.

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