[ UK /t‍ʃjˈuː/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃu/ ]
  1. a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  2. biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
  1. chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    The cows were masticating the grass
    He jawed his bubble gum
    Chew your food and don't swallow it!
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How To Use chew In A Sentence

  • Both favour the no-frills approach, often eschewing swish restaurants to munch burgers together when they meet. Times, Sunday Times
  • So let vs, which this chaunge of weather vew, chaunge eeke our mynds and former liues amend the old yeares sinnes forepast let vs eschew, and fly the faults with which we did offend. Amoretti and Epithalamion
  • round and round, while meditatively, as a cow chewing the cud, he let his eyes rest on the flat water ahead of him
  • It felt like chewing string dipped in weed killer, but within a couple of minutes the trembling in his limbs gave way to a kind of enervated thrumming and the pounding in his head subsided to a manageable level. Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
  • Education at the primary and secondary levels has always been rules-based: raise your hand, get a hall pass, obey the dress code, show your work, double-space, check your chewing gum at the door. Dov Seidman: Breaking the Ruler
  • Then you start to tuck into your breakfast but have to give in after two or three mouthfuls because the pain of chewing and then swallowing the food becomes unbearable.
  • October 1, 2008 at 11:23 am ummm prysmakitteh, would chew consider filling in for me sometimes/ I finkso you might coould be koalafied to be on Alien Dafence Dreamteem ADD wotcha fink? Spoonin, - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • After the operation you may find it difficult to chew and swallow.
  • If the cooling system sprang a leak pilots had to land and mend the pipe with chewing gum and insulation tape.
  • People who knew Weisberg as a child recall a disheveled and awkward boy who habitually chewed on his shirt collar. One Smart Bookie
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