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Definition of "chomp" [chomp]

  • To chew or bite on noisily: a horse chomping oats. See Synonyms at bite. (verb-transitive)
  • To chew or bite on something repeatedly: chomping on a cigar. (verb-intransitive)
  • The act or an instance of vigorous biting: "He finished the last of his sandwich with a single chomp” ( Anne Tyler). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chomp" in a sentence
  • "* chomp chomp chomp** tear** rip slowly** chomp chomp** rip slower** pause** gauge pain*"
  • "* chomp** rip gently** rip more gently** chomp at far end** rip some more** chomp chomp** make c ..."
  • "Basically, the word chomp was derived from the word champ, which means "to bite or chew loudly.""