Definition of munch in English:

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Pronunciation: /mən(t)SH/


[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.
chew, champ, chomp, masticate, crunch, eat, gnaw, nibble, snack, chow down on



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.


Late Middle English: imitative; compare with crunch.

Words that rhyme with munch

brunch, bunch, crunch, hunch, lunch, punch, scrunch

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Syllabification: munch

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