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Definition of "champ" []

  • To bite or chew upon noisily. See Synonyms at bite. (verb-transitive)
  • To work the jaws and teeth vigorously. (verb-intransitive)
  • Champ at the bit To show impatience at being held back or delayed. (idiom)
  • Informal A champion. (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 "champ" in a sentence
  • "So when it's noted that there is a defending champ in this year's provincial junior women's championship at Charleswood Curling Club, the term champ -- in all its singular glory"
  • "The three-time Tour champ is now facing a two-year ban and losing his 2010 Tour victory, something he said is “intolerable.”"
  • "The champ is giving the right, a little rope a dope, just before he pounds him and drops him for the knockout."