[n] the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws [v] chew noisily
chew, eating, feeding, jaw, manducate, masticate, munch, nibble, nip, pinch
bite, bolus, champ, chaw, chew, chew the cud, chew up, chump, crunch, cud, gnash, gnaw, gob, grind, gum, masticate, morsel, mouth, mouthful, mumble, munch, nibble, nip, quid, ruminate, scrunch, snap, swallow
\Chomp\, v. i. To chew loudly and greedily; to champ. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] --Halliwell.