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chew·y

 (cho͞o′ē)
adj. chew·i·er, chew·i·est
Needing much chewing: chewy candy.

chew′i·ness n.

chewy

(ˈtʃuːɪ)
adj, chewier or chewiest
of a consistency requiring chewing; somewhat firm and sticky

chew•y

(ˈtʃu i)

adj. chew•i•er, chew•i•est.
(of food) not easily chewed.
[1920–25]
chew′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chewy - requiring much chewing
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing
2.chewy - (of a consistency) requiring chewing; "chewy caramels"
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"

chewy

adjective tough, fibrous, leathery, as tough as old boots The meat was too chewy and the vegetables overcooked.
Translations

chewy

[ˈtʃuːɪ] ADJ (chewier (compar) (chewiest (superl))) → difícil de masticar; [meat] → fibroso, correoso; [sweet] → masticable

chewy

[ˈtʃuːi] adj [meat, bread] → difficile à mâcher; [biscuit] → mou(molle)

chewy

adj meatzäh; pastakernig; sweetsweich

chewy

[ˈtʃuːɪ] adj (fam) → gommoso/a
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