Definition of 'chewy'
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She uses a dash of vinegar to make the meringue slightly chewy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Avoid any pesto that contains the tough and chewy basil stems. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can make the cherries softer and less chewy by soaking them in orange juice. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This ice cream is rich and luscious with an almost chewy texture that stretches seductively over the tongue. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This ancient grain has a chewy texture and a mild, nutty flavour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They should be hard on the outside, soft and chewy inside. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These meringues are crispy on the outside, but soft and chewy on the inside. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's very tough and chewy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I like my rice firm but slightly chewy, please. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I love its dense, almost chewy texture and mellow flavour. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Slightly chewy, a little buttery, very cheesy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Although they're slightly chewy and not quite as nice as mussels, the salty treats go down rather well. The Sun (2006)But the thing about a rabbit is that you can eat its soft, chewy centre and then use its fur to keep warm on a chilly night. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When ready, its texture will be chewy and slightly resistant as you bite into it, but with no crunch or hard core. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I find them a bit more subtle in flavour and they make a great end to a meal, especially with a few chewy cranberries for texture. The Sun (2012)
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