chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad(noun)
a wad of something chewable as tobacco
tidy sum, pot, peck, quid, mastication, hype, lot, quid pro quo, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, hack, fire hydrant, chewing, pile, muckle, stack, rechewed food, mass, spark plug, good deal, male plug, mountain, sight, stopple, plenty, deal, plug, mess, jade, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, fireplug, heap, great deal, pound, chaw, ballyhoo, mint, stopper, sparking plug, spate, cud, pound sterling, nag, hoopla, manduction
chew, chewing, mastication, manduction(verb)
biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
chew, masticate, manducate, jaw(verb)
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"
bawl out, chitchat, chide, yack, masticate, remonstrate, shoot the breeze, yack away, take to task, gossip, confab, reproof, manducate, lambaste, jaw, chit-chat, claver, lambast, chew the fat, chew out, berate, natter, trounce, visit, dress down, have words, chew up, call down, reprimand, rattle on, scold, confabulate, rebuke, rag, yap away, chat, chatter, call on the carpet, chaffer, lecture
To crush with the teeth by repeated closing and opening of the jaws; done to food to soften it and break it down by the action of saliva before it is swallowed.
Phillip purchased a bag of licorice chews at the drugstore.
To grind, tear, or otherwise degrade or demolish something with teeth or as with teeth.
The school had banned chew and smokes from the school grounds, even for adults.
To think about something; to ponder; to chew over.
The professor stood at the blackboard, chalk in hand, and chewed the question the student had asked.
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How to use chew in a sentence?
We can walk and chew gum.
We recommend supervising your dog with any chew toy or treat, especially one she hasn’t had before, and if she ‘just isn’t acting right,’ call your veterinarian right away!
Before you speak or act, first and foremost try to chew the cud within you i.e. think and have a rethink reflectively before you talk or act. I mean, do consider and reconsider whatever you intend to do or say before daring to talk or act in any matter or case. For, doing just that is probable to positively influence your speech or action.
The Saudis had made a couple missteps on their airstrikes … it seems that they have bitten off more than they can chew diplomatically, in terms of what the optics of what the operation might look like.
She can’t chew, and she’s eating mashed up foods and drinking through a straw. But we’re getting there. they are absolutely amazing and we can’t manage without them, she said. It saved an awful lot of time for us that day in getting her to hospital. We’ve got a lot of fundraising going on for the air ambulance as a result of this. The guy who drove Georgia from the track to meet the air ambulance, he has had a long beard for 20 years and at the Royal Cornwall Show he is shaving it off to raise funds.
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- مضغ, مArabic
- mastegar, masticarCatalan, Valencian
- gumle, tyggeDanish
- maĉi, remaĉiEsperanto
- masticar, mascarSpanish
- jauhaa, mälli, karkki, pureskella, purutupakkaFinnish
- mâcher, mordillerFrench
- cnuasaichScottish Gaelic
- ღეჭვა, ცოხნაGeorgian
- 깨물다, 씹다Korean
- mandūcō, masticōLatin
- mamah, kunyahMalay
- mascar, mastigarPortuguese
- mesteca, carameaRomanian
- žvakati, жвакатиSerbo-Croatian
- ลูกอมเคี้ยว, เคี้ยวThai
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