What does munch mean?

Definitions for munchmʌntʃ

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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"


  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

  2. Origin: [Prob. akin to mumble: cf. also F. manger to eat (cf. Mange), and mcher to cher (cf. Masticate). See Mumble.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Munch

    munsh, v.t. and v.i. to chew with shut mouth.—n. Munch′er, one who munches.

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of munch in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of munch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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