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chumble Line breaks: chum|ble
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃʌmb(ə)l/

Definition of chumble in English:


[with object] dialect
Nibble; chew: she was chumbling cake
More example sentences
  • Little dogs leaped and fawned about her, their sharp neat teeth clogging in the soft candy they chumbled from her gloved hand ’.


Early 19th century: probably imitative.

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