Definitions for munchmʌntʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to chew steadily or vigorously and often audibly.

Origin of munch:

1400–50; late ME monchen; of expressive orig.



  1. Edvard, 1863–1944, Norwegian painter.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Munch, Edvard Munch(noun)

    Norwegian painter (1863-1944)

  2. munch(verb)

    a large bite

    "he tried to talk between munches on the sandwich"

  3. crunch, munch(verb)

    chew noisily

    "The children crunched the celery sticks"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. munch(verb)ʊŋk

    to chew steadily on sth crisp

    a horse munching on an apple; a boy happily munching potato chips


  1. munch(Noun)

    A location or restaurant where good eating can be expected.

  2. munch(Noun)

    An act of eating.

    We had a good munch at the chippy.

  3. munch(Noun)


  4. munch(Noun)

    A casual meeting for those interested in BDSM, usually at a restaurant. See .

  5. munch(Verb)

    To chew with a grinding, crunching sound -- often used with on.

  6. munch(Verb)

    To eat vigorously or with excitement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Munch

    to chew with a grinding, crunching sound, as a beast chews provender; to chew deliberately or in large mouthfuls

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. munch

    [often confused with mung, q.v.] To transform information in a serial fashion, often requiring large amounts of computation. To trace down a data structure. Related to crunch and nearly synonymous with grovel, but connotes less pain.

Translations for munch

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to chew (food etc) noisily with the lips closed

She was munching her toast.

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