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chomp

[chomp] /tʃɒmp/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), noun
1.
champ1 .
Can be confused
champ, chomp.
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  • In de Barze of Diocletian four tousand peoples all could chomp in de water same time.

  • Vell, dey not all chomp togesser every day same peoples, but ven de barze all full den forrrty tousand chomp in same time.

British Dictionary definitions for chomp

chomp

/tʃɒmp/
verb
1.
to chew (food) noisily; champ
noun
2.
the act or sound of chewing in this manner
Word Origin
variant of champ1
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Word Origin and History for chomp
v.

1640s, dialectal and American English variant of champ (v.). Related: Chomped; chomping.

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Slang definitions & phrases for chomp

chomp

verb

To chew

[1840s+; By 1640s in form champ]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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chomp in Technology

jargon
To fail.
(1996-06-01)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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