crunch on

phrasal verb

crunched on; crunching on; crunches on
: to chew (a piece of food) in a way that makes a loud sound
She crunched on a carrot while watching TV.

Examples of crunch on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The next 40 days could make for a crunch on the clock and for Johnson. Allison Pecorin, ABC News, 19 Jan. 2024 The van shuddered and lurched, its tires crunching on patches of fresh snow and occasionally slithering on ice. Anil Ananthaswamy, Discover Magazine, 29 June 2010 The pecan topping adds seasonal flavoring and a nutty crunch on top of the creamy cheesecake filling. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 29 Sep. 2023 Wearing a baseball cap and a bright-red backpack, Fried charged up a hillside, shoes crunching on the dirt. Sheelah Kolhatkar, The New Yorker, 25 Sep. 2023 Creamy, fruity, and with a salty crunch on top from the pretzels, this dish will always be welcome at game day gatherings. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 3 Aug. 2023 The bagels have a soft crumb that breathes out steam when sliced, and a nice crunch on the crust. The Bon Appétit Staff & Contributors, Bon Appétit, 27 June 2023 The result is that famous New York crunch on the outside and soft chewiness on the inside. The Bon Appétit Staff & Contributors, Bon Appétit, 27 June 2023 They are typically characterized by a very large number of parameters—many billions or even trillions—whose values are learned by crunching on this enormous set of training data. Jaideep Vaidya, IEEE Spectrum, 11 June 2023 See More

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“Crunch on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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