chew

  • 161 Chew the fat —   If you chew the fat with someone, you talk at leisure with them …

    Dictionary of English idioms

  • 162 chew face — tv. to kiss. (More jocular than crude.) □ A couple of kids were in a doorway chewin face. □ Hey Tracy! Wanna go chew face? …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 163 chew someone out — tv. to scold someone. □ I knew my dad was going to chew me out. CD The dean chewed out the whole fraternity …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 164 chew the rag — Go to chew the fat …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 165 chew the fat/rag — (informal).See chat verb. → chew …

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  • 166 chew the scenery — phrasal : to act a stage or screen part with undue or inappropriate violence : overact * * * chew (up) the scenery (of an actor) overact he chews up the courtroom scenery as the unscrupulous attorney …

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  • 167 chew out — {v.}, {slang} To scold roughly. * /The boy s father chewed him out for staying up late./ * /The coach chews out lazy players./ Syn.: BAWL OUT, CALL ON THE CARPET, HAUL OVER THE COALS …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 168 chew the scenery — {v. phr.}, {slang} To act overemotionally in a situation where it is inappropriate; to engage in histrionics. * /I don t know if Joe was sincere about our house, but he sure chewed up the scenery!/ …

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  • 169 chew out — {v.}, {slang} To scold roughly. * /The boy s father chewed him out for staying up late./ * /The coach chews out lazy players./ Syn.: BAWL OUT, CALL ON THE CARPET, HAUL OVER THE COALS …

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  • 170 chew the scenery — {v. phr.}, {slang} To act overemotionally in a situation where it is inappropriate; to engage in histrionics. * /I don t know if Joe was sincere about our house, but he sure chewed up the scenery!/ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 171 chew out — transitive verb Date: 1943 reprimand, bawl out …

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  • 172 chew over — transitive verb Date: 1939 to meditate on ; think about reflectively …

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  • 173 chew out — verb To lecture, scold, reprimand, or rebuke. His dad chewed him out after seeing the failing grades …

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  • 174 chew the cud — verb to meditate or ponder before answering; to be deep in thought; to ruminate …

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  • 175 chew the fat — verb To chat idly or generally waste time talking. Were not supposed to waste time chewing the fat with the customers. Syn: shoot the breeze …

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  • 176 chew over — verb To think deeply about; to ponder or mull over …

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  • 177 chew the scenery — verb To display excessive emotion or to act in an exaggerated manner while performing; to be melodramatic; to be flamboyant. Starring as a Great White Hope police commissioner sent to clean up Washington, D.C., Nelson displays a set of pipes… …

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  • 178 chew-in record functional — 1. a record of the natural chewing movements of the mandible made on the occlusion rim by the teeth or scribing studs. 2. a record of movements of the mandible made on the occluding surface of the opposing occlusion rim by the teeth or scribing… …

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  • 179 Chew and spew — take away food; any fastfood establishment viewed as selling poor quality food …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 180 Chew on one's boot — the player s accuracy is faulty in kicking this goal; yelled at footy matches to (or about) a player, particularly when he is taking a free kick within scoring distance …

    Dictionary of Australian slang