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1. chew

verb. ['ˈtʃuː'] chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth.

Synonyms

  • chomp
  • crunch
  • manducate
  • chaw
  • grind
  • munch
  • gum
  • jaw
  • champ
  • gnaw
  • grate
  • masticate

Etymology

  • chewen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ceowan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Chew

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  • yabbadabbadoo
  • misconstrue
  • dfw
  • timbuktu
  • long-overdue
  • katmandu
  • kalamazoo
  • hullabaloo
  • lhommedieu
  • komatsu
  • fitzhugh
  • drive-thru
  • depardieu
  • construe
  • benhamou
  • aeroperu
  • withdrew
  • true-view
  • tien-fu
  • thankyou
  • pas-de-deux
  • overthrew
  • kwangju
  • karatsu
  • kangaroo
  • hitherto
  • fondue
  • cmu
  • carilou

How do you pronounce chew?

Pronounce chew as ʧu.

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Sentences with chew


1. Verb, base form
Do not allow your dog to lick or chew the sutures.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The first player to find the gum, chew it up and blow a bubble wins the game.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Redirect your dog's behavior with a chew toy.

4. Adjective
Just because your dog has a chew toy doesn't mean he likes it.

Quotes about chew


1. I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces.
- Vin Scully

2. Don't bite off more than you can chew because nobody looks attractive spitting it back out.
- Carroll Bryant

3. Don't live by my words, don't die by them, chew them slowly digest them, and smile if they give nourishment to your soul.
- Stanley Victor Paskavich

2. chew

noun. ['ˈtʃuː'] biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow.

Synonyms

  • mastication
  • rumination
  • eating
  • gumming
  • manduction
  • chewing
  • chomping
  • change of state
  • mumbling

Antonyms

  • stay
  • praise
  • finish
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • chewen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ceowan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. chew

noun. ['ˈtʃuː'] a wad of something chewable as tobacco.

Synonyms

  • bite
  • bit
  • quid
  • chaw
  • cud
  • plug
  • morsel

Antonyms

  • failure
  • uncork

Etymology

  • chewen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ceowan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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