What does the word munch mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To chew noisily.

Usage examples for munch

  1. After having taken a full view of this collection, I retired, and at the usual time was preparing to lay the cloth, when I was told by the maid that her mistress was still in bed, and had been so affected with the notes of the hounds in the morning, that she actually believed herself a hare beset by the hunters, and begged a few greens to munch for breakfast. – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  2. As to Malcolm, he seemed to her too munch changed for her to reckon on what remnant of good feeling there might be to appeal to in him. – The Caged Lion by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. However, she scented a policeman at a distance of a hundred yards; and the caps forthwith disappeared under her skirts, whilst she began to munch an apple with an air of guileless innocence. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola