What does chewing mean?

Definitions for chewing
chew·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word chewing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chew, chewing, mastication, manduction(noun)

    biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chewing

    of Chew

Editors Contribution

  1. chewing

    The act and process of to chew.

    She was chewing her food to ensure it was easily digested.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 2, 2017  

How to pronounce chewing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say chewing in sign language?

  1. chewing

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chewing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chewing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of chewing in a Sentence

  1. Brie Larson:

    When I was prepping for the film, I asked Eva how Eva Ansley keeps going in the face of so much working against Eva Ansley, and she said,' If all I can do is bring a little hope to someone, that's enough. No one needs to feel alone,' i've been chewing that sentiment for a year now, and here's what I've begun to practice with that : Every interaction is a chance to bring hope.

  2. Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio:

    De temps en temps il s'arrête de mâcher son chewing-gum, il entrouve ses lèvres et il souffle une bulle. La bulle verte se gonfle, se distend, puis elle explose avec un bruit sec. On appelle ça un bubble-gum.

  3. Aesop:

    Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth -- don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.

  4. Irene Zoppi:

    Instead of grasping the breast and the nipple, the baby could be using a chewing-like motion.

  5. George Will:

    In the 1940s a survey listed the top seven discipline problems in public schools talking, chewing gum, making noise, running in the halls, getting out of turn in line, wearing improper clothes, not putting paper in wastebaskets. A 1980s survey lists these top seven drug abuse, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, suicide, rape, robbery, assault. (Arson, gang warfare and venereal disease are also-rans.)

Images & Illustrations of chewing

  1. chewing

Popularity rank by frequency of use

chewing#10000#20713#100000

Translations for chewing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for chewing »

Translation

Find a translation for the chewing definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these chewing definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "chewing." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 20 Apr. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/chewing>.

    Are we missing a good definition for chewing? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    • A. elaborate
    • B. affront
    • C. abduct
    • D. abase

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for chewing:


    Definitions.net

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.