chewing Definition

the action of grinding food with the teeth and breaking it down into smaller pieces in order to make it easier to swallow.

Using chewing: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "chewing" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Chewing food thoroughly can aid digestion.

  • Example

    The sound of his chewing was driving me crazy.

  • Example

    She was caught chewing gum during class.

chewing Synonyms and Antonyms


Summary: chewing in Brief

The term 'chewing' [ˈtʃuːɪŋ] refers to the act of grinding food with the teeth to break it down into smaller pieces for easier swallowing. It is a vital part of the digestive process and can affect overall health. 'Chewing' can also refer to the action of biting or grinding on something, such as gum or tobacco.

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