chomp
verb Etymology: alteration of champ Date: 1581 intransitive verb 1. to chew or bite on something 2. champ 2 — usually used in the phrase chomping at the bit transitive verb to chew or bite on • chomp noun

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  • Chomp — ist ein 2 Personen Spiel, das mit Papier und Bleistift gespielt werden kann. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Name und Regel 2 Geschichte 3 Beispiel 4 Theorie des Spiels …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • chomp — [tʃɔmp US tʃa:mp, tʃo:mp] v [i]informal [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: CHAMP1] to eat something chomp on ▪ She was chomping on a bread roll. chomp away ▪ a boy chomping away on a banana ▪ British people chomp their way through more than a billion bars …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chomp — [chämp] vt., vi. [dial. var. of CHAMP1] 1. to chew hard and noisily 2. to bite down (on), repeatedly and restlessly [to chomp on a cigar] n. the act or sound of chomping chomp at the bit CHAMP AT THE BIT (see phrase under …   English World dictionary

  • Chomp — Chomp, v. i. To chew loudly and greedily; to champ. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chomp — [ tʃamp ] verb intransitive or transitive INFORMAL to bite something several times in a noisy way: chomp on: He was chomping on a roll …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chomp — /chomp/, v.t., v.i., n. champ1. * * * …   Universalium

  • chomp — 1640s, U.S. and dialectal variant of CHAMP (Cf. champ). Related: Chomped; chomping …   Etymology dictionary

  • chomp — ► VERB ▪ munch or chew noisily or vigorously. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • Chomp — For other uses, see Chomp (disambiguation). Chomp is a 2 player game of strategy played on a rectangular chocolate bar made up of smaller square blocks (rectangular cells). The players take it in turns to choose one block and eat it (remove from… …   Wikipedia

  • chomp — UK [tʃɒmp] / US [tʃɑmp] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms chomp : present tense I/you/we/they chomp he/she/it chomps present participle chomping past tense chomped past participle chomped informal to bite something several times in a… …   English dictionary

  • Chomp — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Chomp peut faire référence à : jeu de Chomp, un jeu mathématique inventé par David Gale un des ennemis de Mario, dans les jeux vidéo Mario Catégorie  …   Wikipédia en Français

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