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?
There are popular customs that people use. Some drink coca tea and others chew coca leaves. Let's see what he decides to do. You can do it too (chew coca leaves), if you want to.
Chew before you swallow.
We are able to walk and chew gum at the same time.
We can't afford not to do this, it's hard to win elections when you have interference in elections. We've been winning elections. We know how to walk and chew gum.
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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