chew definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To bite and grind using teeth; masticate.
    • To meditate on; ponder: chew an issue over.
    • To bite and grind using teeth; to masticate.
    • To ruminate mentally; to meditate on.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to help make a crushing and milling movement using teeth.
    • To cogitate; meditate: chewed regarding the difficulties forward.
    • Informal to utilize chewing cigarette.
    • to execute the activity of biting and grinding with all the teeth; to ruminate; to meditate.
  • noun:
    • The act of chewing.
    • some thing held into the mouth and chewed, especially a plug of cigarette. See Local Note at chaw.
    • a little sweet, particularly a taffy, that's eaten by chewing.
    • Chewing cigarette.
    • A plug or wad of chewing cigarette; chaw or a chaw.
    • That which is chewed; that which is held in the lips simultaneously; a cud.
    • That which is chewed; whatever is held in the mouth at one time; especially, a quid of tobacco.
    • a wad of something chewable as cigarette
    • biting and milling meals inside lips so that it becomes soft adequate to ingest
  • phrasal-verb:
    • chew away Slang To reprimand; scold.
  • idiom:
    • chew the cud Slang To ponder over; meditate.
    • fat Slang To talk together in a friendly, leisurely way; talk at size.
  • verb:
    • To crush because of the teeth by repeated closing and orifice associated with the jaws; done to food to soften it and break it down by the action of saliva prior to it being swallowed.
    • To work, tear, or else degrade or demolish something with teeth or much like teeth.
    • to give some thought to something; to ponder; to chew more than.
    • chew (meals); to bite and grind utilizing the teeth
  • others:
    • To bite and work using teeth; masticate, as food, preparatory to eating and digestion.
    • Figuratively, to ruminate on in ideas; meditate on.
    • Synonyms chew, Gnaw, etc. See consume.
    • To perform the work of biting and grinding with the teeth; champ; ruminate. Specifically
    • To press or work cigarette between your teeth with regard to its flavor or stimulating impacts.
    • Figuratively, to meditate; mirror.

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