Definition of "chewing" []

  • To work the jaws and teeth in order to grind (food); masticate (verb)
  • To bite repeatedly (verb)
  • To use chewing tobacco (verb)
  • The act of chewing (noun)
  • Something that is chewed (noun)
  • Present participle of chew. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chewing" in a sentence
  • "These Blue Dogs are more intetrested in chewing on the bones thrown to them by the Insurance Industry than creating real healthcare reform that will work for all Americans."
  • "We are nearly positive that this afternoon parent/teacher ass-chewing is going to offer us a few solutions to our disruptive kid problem."
  • "Cart him off to the wild garrigue* and he will begin chewing on the local herbs (good for the gums, I wonder?)."