Definition of munch verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

munch

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//mʌntʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mʌntʃ//
 
[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they munch
BrE BrE//mʌntʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mʌntʃ//
 
he / she / it munches
BrE BrE//ˈmʌntʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌntʃɪz//
 
past simple munched
BrE BrE//mʌntʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mʌntʃt//
 
past participle munched
BrE BrE//mʌntʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mʌntʃt//
 
-ing form munching
BrE BrE//ˈmʌntʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌntʃɪŋ//
 
 
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to eat something steadily and often noisily, especially something crisp synonym chomp munch on/at something She munched on an apple. munch something He sat in a chair munching his toast. I munched my way through a huge bowl of cereal. Word Origin late Middle English: imitative; compare with crunch.
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