chew

  • 41 chew — See: BITE OFF MORE THAN ONE CAN CHEW …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 42 chew on — phr verb Chew on is used with these nouns as the object: ↑meat …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 43 chew up — phr verb Chew up is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑dog …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 44 chew — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. masticate, gnaw, grind, champ. See food. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. bite, chomp, champ, munch, crunch, masticate, nibble, nibble at, feast upon, gnaw, gulp, dispatch, grind, chew the cud, rend, gnash,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 45 chew — [OE] Chew, and its Germanic relatives German kauen and Dutch kauwen, can be traced back to a prehistoric West Germanic *kewwan. It has relatives in other Indo European languages, including Latin gingīva ‘gum’ (source of English gingivitis). => …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 46 chew — See: bite off more than one can chew …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 47 chew — v. a., v. n. 1. Masticate, manducate, munch. 2. Champ, bite, gnaw. 3. Meditate, ruminate, muse on, reflect upon, chew the cud upon …

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  • 48 chew*/ — [tʃuː] verb [I/T] 1) to use your teeth to bite food in your mouth into small pieces She chewed her food slowly.[/ex] 2) to bite something continuously but not swallow it We re not allowed to chew gum in class.[/ex] The dog was chewing on an old… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 49 chew — in. to eat. □ She’s in the kitchen, chewing. □ Man, I’m hungry. It’s time to chew! …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 50 chew — [OE] Chew, and its Germanic relatives German kauen and Dutch kauwen, can be traced back to a prehistoric West Germanic *kewwan. It has relatives in other Indo European languages, including Latin gingīva ‘gum’ (source of English gingivitis). Cf.⇒… …

    Word origins

  • 51 chew on — phrasal to think about ; ponder < chewing on the new developments > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 52 chew — vb American to chastise, tell off, give someone a severe dressing down . A colloquial expression heard typically in educa tional institutions and the armed serv ices …

    Contemporary slang

  • 53 chew — tʃuː n. bite; act of chewing v. grind food with the teeth …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 54 chew on — masticate, grind with one s teeth; contemplate, consider …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 55 chew v — If Stu chews shoes, should Stu choose the shoes he chews? show sb out phr v …

    English expressions

  • 56 chew — v 1. masticate, Archaic. manducate, grind, crush, crunch, craunch, munch, mumble; nibble, bite, gnaw, rend, damage, injure. 2. ruminate, meditate on, mull, consider, weigh, deliberate, cogitate …

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  • 57 chew — verb Syn: munch, champ, chomp, crunch, gnaw, bite, masticate …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 58 chew up —  Reprimand …

    A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 59 Chew (comics) — Chew Cover to Chew #1 . Art by Rob Guillory. Publication information Publisher Image Comics …

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  • 60 Chew Valley School — Established 1958 Type Secondary school Headteacher Mark Mallett …

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