Definition of 'chomp'
Example sentences containing 'chomp'
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They're all training with the first team, chomping at the bit for that prolonged spell in the team. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had a few nerve problems in my fingers but I was chomping at the bit to get playing again. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They are chomping at the bit to get back into match action. The Sun (2011)They are all chomping at the bit to have a really good season. Times, Sunday Times (2010)People like that are chomping at the bit to get a game. The Sun (2015)He has all the attributes and has been chomping at the bit to get involved. The Sun (2016)But they were also chomping at the bit for more radical action. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He's chomping at the bit already. The Sun (2010)He'd be chomping at the bit. The Sun (2013)But he didn't endear himself with the others by chomping noisily on his food either. The Sun (2014)Scarlet lily beetles are at work, chomping away. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This habitat is ideal for green turtles, which spend long hours chomping away contentedly at the greenery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)GIVING your food a good chomping can help your digestion and your waistline. The Sun (2014)He's been chomping at the bit but players always have their patience tested when they are out for so long. The Sun (2014)Are you chomping at the bit for your BGT return? The Sun (2011)They were so close I could hear them chomping away on the grass. The Sun (2013)You are chomping at the bit to tackle new opportunities as you know you've got what it takes to tackle all obstacles and crush your opposition. The Sun (2016)The Italian could soon be chomping on a cigar if his players continue to inch farther away from the dreaded play-off positions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A friend said: 'She is chomping at the bit. The Sun (2011)I was chomping at the bit to leave home, to be a grown-up as soon as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Rarely. chomp is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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