Part of speech: verb

To cut or grind with the teeth; work the jaws and teeth; ruminate.

Part of speech: noun

The act of chewing, or something chewed.

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Usage examples "chew":

  1. " Say, mister, I'd as soon try to chew leather. - "The Rangeland Avenger", Max Brand.
  2. Every time I throws a jolt like that into J. Hemmingway, he looks kind of stunned and goes off to chew it over. - "Torchy", Sewell Ford.
  3. I can't chew a piece of meat to save my life. - "Continuous Vaudeville", Will M. Cressy.