chew|ing gum

chew|ing gum
chew|ing gum «CHOO ihng»,
gum for chewing. It is sometimes chicle that has been sweetened and flavored.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • gum — gum1 [gum] n. [ME gomme < OFr < LL gumma < L gummi, cummi < Gr kommi < Egypt qmyt] 1. a sticky, colloidal carbohydrate found in certain trees and plants, which dries into an uncrystallized, brittle mass that dissolves or swells in… …   English World dictionary

  • chew — O.E. ceowan to bite, gnaw, chew, from W.Gmc. *keuwwan (Cf. M.L.G. keuwen, Du. kauwen, O.H.G. kiuwan), from PIE root *gyeu to chew (Cf. O.C.S. ЕЅivo to chew, Lith. ЕЅiaunos jaws, Pers. javidan to chew ). Related …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gum — Gum, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gummed} (g[u^]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gumming}.] 1. To smear with gum; to close with gum; to unite or stiffen by gum or a gumlike substance; to make sticky with a gumlike substance. [1913 Webster] He frets like a gummed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gum up — Gum Gum, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gummed} (g[u^]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gumming}.] 1. To smear with gum; to close with gum; to unite or stiffen by gum or a gumlike substance; to make sticky with a gumlike substance. [1913 Webster] He frets like a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chew — [v1] grind with teeth bite, champ, chaw, chomp, crunch, dispatch, feast upon, gnaw, gulp, gum, manducate, masticate, munch, nibble, rend, ruminate, scrunch; concepts 169,185 chew [v2] think about deeply consider, deliberate, meditate, mull, mull… …   New thesaurus

  • -ing — ⇒ ING, suff. Suff. de mots anglais généralement noms d action de genre masc., empruntés en français. A. 1. [Le mot en ing désigne une activité, une techn., un processus] a) [Le mot désigne un sport ou des pratiques liées au sport] V. bowling,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chew|er — «CHOO uhr», noun. 1. a person who chews (gum, tobacco, food). 2. Figurative. a person who meditates or studies a problem. 3. a ruminant animal, such as a cow, goat, or sheep …   Useful english dictionary

  • gum|shoe — «GUHM SHOO», noun, adjective, verb, shoed, shoe|ing. –n. 1. Slang. detective. 2. a rubber overshoe. 3. = sneaker (def. 1). (Cf. ↑sneaker) –adj. U.S. Slang …   Useful english dictionary

  • chew — 01. Be sure to [chew] your food; don t try swallowing it whole or you ll choke. 02. The puppy [chewed] up my new leather shoes. 03. Rats had [chewed] through the cupboard to get at the food inside. 04. The chainsaw [chewed] into the wood with no… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • gum — Synonyms and related words: Lastex, acaroid resins, agglutinate, alveolar ridge, amber, baleen, battledore, bind, bite, bollix, braze, bridgework, bubble gum, cement, champ, chaw, chew, chew the cud, chew up, chewing gum, chicle, chicle gum,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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