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chomp

 (chŏmp)
v. chomped, chomp·ing, chomps
v.tr.
To chew or bite on noisily: a horse chomping oats.
v.intr.
To chew or bite on something repeatedly: chomping on a cigar.
n.
The act or an instance of vigorous biting: "He finished the last of his sandwich with a single chomp" (Anne Tyler).

[Variant of champ.]

chomp

(tʃɒmp) or

chump

vb
to chew (food) noisily; champ
n
the act or sound of chewing in this manner
[variant of champ1]

champ1

(tʃæmp, tʃɒmp)

also chomp



v., v.t.
1. to bite upon or grind, esp. impatiently: The horses champed the oats.
2. to crush with the teeth and chew vigorously or noisily; munch.
3. to mash; crush.
v.i.
4. to make vigorous chewing or biting movements with the jaws and teeth.
[1520–30; perhaps imitative]

champ2

(tʃæmp)

n.
Informal. a champion.
[1865–70; by shortening]

chomp


Past participle: chomped
Gerund: chomping

Imperative
chomp
chomp
Present
I chomp
you chomp
he/she/it chomps
we chomp
you chomp
they chomp
Preterite
I chomped
you chomped
he/she/it chomped
we chomped
you chomped
they chomped
Present Continuous
I am chomping
you are chomping
he/she/it is chomping
we are chomping
you are chomping
they are chomping
Present Perfect
I have chomped
you have chomped
he/she/it has chomped
we have chomped
you have chomped
they have chomped
Past Continuous
I was chomping
you were chomping
he/she/it was chomping
we were chomping
you were chomping
they were chomping
Past Perfect
I had chomped
you had chomped
he/she/it had chomped
we had chomped
you had chomped
they had chomped
Future
I will chomp
you will chomp
he/she/it will chomp
we will chomp
you will chomp
they will chomp
Future Perfect
I will have chomped
you will have chomped
he/she/it will have chomped
we will have chomped
you will have chomped
they will have chomped
Future Continuous
I will be chomping
you will be chomping
he/she/it will be chomping
we will be chomping
you will be chomping
they will be chomping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chomping
you have been chomping
he/she/it has been chomping
we have been chomping
you have been chomping
they have been chomping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chomping
you will have been chomping
he/she/it will have been chomping
we will have been chomping
you will have been chomping
they will have been chomping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chomping
you had been chomping
he/she/it had been chomping
we had been chomping
you had been chomping
they had been chomping
Conditional
I would chomp
you would chomp
he/she/it would chomp
we would chomp
you would chomp
they would chomp
Past Conditional
I would have chomped
you would have chomped
he/she/it would have chomped
we would have chomped
you would have chomped
they would have chomped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chomp - the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jawschomp - the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
eating, feeding - the act of consuming food
munch - a large bite; "he tried to talk between munches on the sandwich"
nibble - gentle biting
pinch, nip - a small sharp bite or snip
Verb1.chomp - chew noisily; "The boy chomped his sandwich"
chew, manducate, masticate, jaw - chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth; "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"

chomp

verb
1. To bite and grind with the teeth:
Regional: chaw.
2. To seize, as food, with the teeth:
Translations

chomp

[tʃɒmp]
A. VTmascar
B. VImascar
see also bit 2

chomp

[ˈtʃɒmp]
vi (= munch) → mâcher bruyamment
to chomp on sth → mâcher qch

chomp

vtlaut mahlen; (person)mampfen (inf)

chomp

[tʃɒmp] vi & vt (fam) → masticare rumorosamente
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