Definition of munch in English:

munch

Syllabification: munch
Pronunciation: /mən(t)SH
 
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verb

[with object]
Eat (something) with a continuous and often audible action of the jaws: he munched a chicken wing [no object]: popcorn to munch on while watching the movie
More example sentences
  • And so, as crunchy pizza was munched and enjoyed, and meal-time books read, the episode passed.
  • Lily made herself a sandwich for dinner and munched the remaining slice of bread.
  • I munched the crunchy bit of seed that was left, swallowed and reached out for more.
Synonyms
chew, champ, chomp, masticate, crunch, eat, gnaw, nibble, snack, chow down on

Origin

late Middle English: imitative; compare with crunch.

Derivatives

muncher

noun
More example sentences
  • I say that it's remarkable the extent to which Noel thinks of himself in class terms, but he misinterprets this - perhaps deliberately - and acts as if I have just accused him of being a secret focacia muncher.
  • Yes, you're encouraged to yell at the driver who almost runs you down or squawk at the repeat muncher who grabs the last sample off a tray in a grocery store.
  • It was uncomplicated to prepare and surprising toothsome to a die-hard meat muncher.

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