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Verb: chew  choo
  1. Bite repeatedly with the teeth, typically to grind food before swallowing it
    "Chew your food and don't swallow it!";
    - masticate, manducate, jaw [informal]
Noun: chew  choo
  1. A wad of something chewable as tobacco
    - chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad
  2. Biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    - chewing, mastication, manduction

Derived forms: chews, chewed, chewing

Type of: bit, bite, change of state, grate, grind, morsel

Part of: eating, feeding

Encyclopedia: Chew, Richard