1. a wad of something chewable as tobacco
2. biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
Definition categories: act
Sentences with chew as a noun:
- Phillip purchased a bag of licorice chews at the drugstore.
- The school had banned chew and smokes from the school grounds, even for adults.
- The ballplayers sat on the bench watching the rain, glumly working their chews.
- The first time he chewed tobacco, he swallowed his chew and got extremely sick.
1. chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
- Chew your food and don't swallow it!
Sentences with chew as a verb:
- Make sure to chew thoroughly, and don't talk with your mouth full!
- The steak was tough to chew as it had been cooked too long.
- He keep his feed in steel drums to prevent the mice from chewing holes in the feed-sacks.
- The harsh desert wind and sand had chewed the stump into ragged strips of wood.
- The professor stood at the blackboard, chalk in hand, and chewed the question the student had asked.