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  Definition of chew
  1. biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
  2. a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  3. chew (food); "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don''t swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"
Similar Words: chewing, mastication, manduction, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad, masticate, manducate, jaw

 

Hyponyms: chomping, mumbling, gumming, rumination, chomp, champ, mumble, gum, chaw, crunch, munch, gnaw

 

Part Meronyms: eating, feeding

 

Derivational Morphology: masticate, manducate, jaw, pack, bundle, wad, compact, chaw, chewing, mastication, manduction, chewer, cud, quid, plug

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: žvakati   Chinese:  
Croatian: žvakati   Finnish: pureskella  
French: mâcher   Georgian: ცოხნა  
German: kauen   Hebrew: ללעוס  
Italian: masticare   Japanese: 噛む  
Korean: 깨물다   Portuguese: mastigar  
Russian: жевать   Slovene: žvečiti  
Spanish: masticar   Swedish: tugga  
Telugu: నములు  
 
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