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Meaning of CHEWING

Pronunciation:  ch'ooing

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow

CHEWING is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: chew, manduction, mastication
 See Also: change of state, chomping, eating, feeding, gumming, mumbling, rumination



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: appetite, ass-reaming, bawling-out, cannibalism, carnivorism, carnivority, carnivorousness, chain-smoke, consumption, cropping, cud-chewing, cussing-out, deglutition, devouring, devourment, dieting, dining, drag, dressing, dressing-down, eating, epulation, feasting, feeding, gluttony, gobbling, going-over, grazing, habitual smoking, herbivorism, herbivority, herbivorousness, hunger, ingestion, jacking-up, licking, manducation, manducatory, mastication, masticatory, messing, munching, nibbling, nicotine addiction, nicotinic, nicotinism, nutrition, omnivorism, omnivorousness, omophagy, pantophagy, pasture, pasturing, pecking, puff, raking-down, reaming, reaming-out, regalement, relishing, roasting, ruminant, ruminating, rumination, savoring, setdown, smoke, smoking, smoking habit, snuffy, speaking-to, tabacism, tabacosis, tabagism, talking-to, tasting, tobacco, tobaccoism, tobaccolike, tobaccoy, vegetarianism, what-for, wolfing