Synonyms

1. chewing

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

Synonyms

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

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Rhymes with Chewing Gum

  • mccrumb
  • mccrum
  • deblum
  • ancrum
  • succumb
  • strum
  • hohum
  • exum
  • become
  • baucum
  • swum
  • stumm
  • stum
  • slum
  • shrum
  • sharum
  • scum
  • schrum
  • plumb
  • plum
  • pflum
  • narum
  • krumme
  • krumm
  • krum
  • klumb
  • grum
  • glum
  • frum
  • from

Sentences with chewing-gum


1. Noun Phrase
You can also use pine sap to make chewing gum that's beneficial for your teeth.

2. Noun Phrase
If you suffer from dry mouth, chewing gum after you brush will help you produce more saliva.

3. Noun Phrase
There is the standard chewing gum, which is often chewed to freshen breath and keep the mouth moist.

4. Noun Phrase
The gum base gives chewing gum the ability to remain sticky and chewable without dissolving.

2. gum

noun. ['ˈgʌm'] the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth.

Synonyms

  • gingiva
  • rima oris
  • oral cavity
  • animal tissue
  • oral fissure

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • sour
  • unmelodious
  • malodorous

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. gum

noun. ['ˈgʌm'] a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing.

Synonyms

  • chicle gum
  • sweet
  • chicle
  • chewing gum
  • gum ball
  • confection

Antonyms

  • soured
  • displeasing
  • dry
  • salty

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. gum

noun. ['ˈgʌm'] any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying.

Synonyms

  • chicle gum
  • gum eurphorbium
  • kino
  • exudate
  • opopanax
  • gum kino
  • ghatti gum
  • carrageenin
  • mucilage
  • eucalyptus kino
  • galbanum
  • gum sangapenum
  • sweet gum
  • gum arabic
  • olibanum
  • butea gum
  • agar
  • agar-agar
  • tragacanth
  • ghatti
  • Bengal kino
  • dragon's blood
  • euphorbium
  • frankincense
  • mesquite gum
  • carrageenan
  • butea kino
  • gum albanum
  • ammoniac
  • chicle
  • lacquer
  • guar gum
  • kino gum
  • red gum
  • conima
  • cherry-tree gum
  • gum butea
  • sangapenum
  • karaya gum
  • liquidambar
  • gutta balata
  • gum ammoniac
  • gum olibanum
  • sterculia gum
  • eucalyptus gum
  • exudation
  • thus
  • gutta-percha
  • alginic acid
  • algin
  • balata

Antonyms

  • undress
  • slip off
  • genuine
  • reduce

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. gum

verb. ['ˈgʌm'] become sticky.

Antonyms

  • depersonalize

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. gum

verb. ['ˈgʌm'] grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty.

Synonyms

  • chew
  • manducate
  • jaw
  • masticate

Antonyms

  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. gum

noun. ['ˈgʌm'] cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive.

Synonyms

  • marine glue
  • cement
  • animal glue
  • mucilage
  • fish glue
  • glue

Antonyms

  • praise
  • uncover
  • defy
  • exempt

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. gum

verb. ['ˈgʌm'] exude or form gum.

Synonyms

  • transude
  • exudate
  • exude
  • ooze

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. gum

verb. ['ˈgʌm'] cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum.

Synonyms

  • put on

Antonyms

  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. gum

noun. ['ˈgʌm'] any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum.

Synonyms

  • tupelo
  • gumwood
  • tree
  • tupelo tree
  • eucalyptus tree
  • eucalyptus
  • eucalypt
  • gum tree

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • unfasten
  • unbind
  • detach

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))
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