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Definition of 'chew'

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Or that chewing gum for three minutes can have the same effect? The Sun (2016)We just sat down and had a cup of tea and chewed the fat for way longer than we should have. The Sun (2016)For the next hour, coach and player chewed the fat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The former Bond star said he was not aware similar goods are a form of chewing tobacco. The Sun (2016)Chewing gum can remove up to 100million bacteria in just ten minutes, reducing your risk of tooth decay. The Sun (2017)It was a place people would come to get chewing tobacco and stuff like that. Christianity Today (2000) Food needs chewing and we have no teeth in our stomachs. Chaitow, Leon Bad Breath (1994)We sought safety and comfort in penny chews. Times, Sunday Times (2015) One chewed gum while the other had no gum and kept their jaws still. The Sun (2010)She must get through loads of chewing gum too. The Sun (2015)And you might try chewing your food more slowly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Between takes he smokes and chews gum. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She has also chewed through one pair of my slippers and is keenly eyeing up the next. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Other teeth in the skull were too small to have allowed the animal to have chewed food well. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They're chewing into their fat stores. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Or why not buy 2.1m penny chews? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Hangover star has quit tobacco chewing but it sounds like he could take up the habit again. The Sun (2011)

Synonyms of 'chew'

munch, bite, grind, champ

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Translations for 'chew'

British English: chew /tʃuː/ VERB
When you chew food, you break it up with your teeth and make it easier to swallow.
Be certain to eat slowly and chew your food extremely well.
He leaned back on the sofa, still chewing on his apple.
  • American English: chew
  • Arabic: يَـمْضُغُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: mastigar
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: žvakati
  • Czech: žvýkat
  • Danish: tygge
  • Dutch: kauwen
  • European Spanish: masticar
  • Finnish: pureskella
  • French: mâcher
  • German: kauen
  • Greek: μασώ
  • Italian: masticare
  • Japanese: 噛む
  • Korean: 씹다
  • Norwegian: tygge
  • Polish: przeżuć
  • European Portuguese: mastigar
  • Romanian: a mesteca
  • Russian: жевать
  • Spanish: masticar
  • Swedish: tugga
  • Thai: เคี้ยว
  • Turkish: çiğnemek
  • Ukrainian: жувати
  • Vietnamese: nhai

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