- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
CHEW, verb transitive
1. To bite and grind with the teeth; to masticate, as food, to prepare it for deglutition and digestion.
2. To ruminate in the thoughts; to meditate; as, to chew revenge.
3. To champ; to bite, hold or roll about in the mouth; as, to chew tobacco.
4. To taste, without swallowing.
CHEW, verb intransitive To champ upon; to ruminate.
Old politicians chew on wisdom past.
CHEW, noun That which is chewed; that which is held in the mouth at once; a cud.
CHEWED, participle passive Ground by the teeth; masticated.
CHEWET, noun A kind of pie, made with chopped substances.
CHEWING, participle present tense Grinding with the teeth; masticating; ruminating; meditating; champing.