Synonyms of chew in English:

chew


See definition of chew

verb

1‘Carolyn chewed a mouthful of toast’

SYNONYMS
masticate, munch, champ, chomp, crunch, bite, nibble, gnaw, grind
eat, consume, devour
technical manducate, triturate
rare chumble

Phrases

    chew the fat/rag

    ‘he liked drinking with friends and chewing the fat’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    chat, talk, converse, speak to each other, discuss things, have a talk, have a chat, have a tête-à-tête, have a conversation

    informal

    have a confab, jaw, rap, yak, yap

    British informal

    natter, rabbit, have a chinwag, chinwag

    North American informal

    shoot the breeze, shoot the bull, visit

    Australian, New Zealand informal

    mag

    formal

    confabulate

    chew something over

    ‘the doctor chewed over possible responses’


    SYNONYMS

    meditate on, ruminate on, think about, think over, think through, mull over, contemplate, consider, weigh up, ponder on, deliberate on, reflect on, muse on, cogitate about, dwell on, take stock of, give thought to, turn over in one's mind, consider the pros and cons of

    brood over, wrestle with, puzzle over, rack one's brains about

    North American

    think on

    informal

    kick about, kick around, bat about, bat around

    archaic

    pore on

    rare

    cerebrate