More to Chew On: Different Ways to Say The Chew

By The Chew Crew Mar 06, 2013


How many different ways can you say “to chew”?  Who Wants to Be a Millionaire found a new and different way with the verb masticate.  According to Webster’s dictionary masticate is “to grind or crush (food) with or as if with the teeth.”

This got us thinking how many other synonyms are there for chew?  Here are a few we found – chomp, crunch, gnaw, nibble, and chaw.  What do you think of these alternatives?

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