munch

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verb \ˈmənch\

Definition of munch

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to eat with a chewing action many a mouthful is munched in private — Washington Irving; also :  to snack on drank coffee and munched homemade cookies — Lady Bird Johnson

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to eat or chew something; also :  snack —usually used with on

muncher

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Origin and Etymology of munch

Middle English monchen, probably of imitative origin


Munch

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biographical name \ˈmu̇nch, ˈmuench\

Definition of Munch

  1. Charles 1891–1968 Alsatian-born conductor


Munch

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biographical name \ˈmu̇ŋk\

Definition of Munch

  1. Edvard 1863–1944 Norwegian painter


MUNCH Defined for English Language Learners

munch

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Definition of munch for English Language Learners

  • : to chew or eat (something) especially in a noisy way


MUNCH Defined for Kids

munch

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verb \ˈmənch\

Definition of munch for Students

munched

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munching

  1. :  to eat or chew especially with a crunching sound



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