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v. chomped, chomp·ing, chomps
To chew or bite on noisily: a horse chomping oats.
To chew or bite on something repeatedly: chomping on a cigar.
The act or an instance of vigorous biting: "He finished the last of his sandwich with a single chomp" (Anne Tyler).
[Variant of champ.]
to chew (food) noisily; champ
the act or sound of chewing in this manner
[variant of champ1]
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]
Informal. a champion.
[1865–70; by shortening]
Past participle: chomped
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|Noun||1.||chomp - the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws|
munch - a large bite; "he tried to talk between munches on the sandwich"
nibble - gentle biting
|Verb||1.||chomp - chew noisily; "The boy chomped his sandwich"|