Definition of 'chewing gum'
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Translations for 'chewing gum'
British English: chewing gum /ˈtʃuːɪŋ ɡʌm/ NOUN
Chewing gum is a kind of sweet that you can chew for a long time. You do not swallow it.
...a stick of chewing gum.
- American English: chewing gum
- Arabic: عِلْك
- Brazilian Portuguese: goma de mascar
- Chinese: 口香糖
- Croatian: žvakaća guma
- Czech: žvýkačka
- Danish: tyggegummi
- Dutch: kauwgum
- European Spanish: chicle mascar
- Finnish: purukumi
- French: chewing-gum
- German: Kaugummi
- Greek: τσίχλα
- Italian: gomma da masticare
- Japanese: チューインガム
- Korean: 껌
- Norwegian: tyggegummi
- Polish: guma do żucia
- European Portuguese: pastilha elástica
- Romanian: gumă de mestecat
- Russian: жевательная резинка
- Spanish: chicle
- Swedish: tuggummi
- Thai: หมากฝรั่ง
- Turkish: çiklet
- Ukrainian: жувальна ґумка
- Vietnamese: kẹo cao su
Definition of chewing gum from the Collins English Dictionary
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