Phrasal Verb 'Chew'

We have 6 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Chew'.

Chew off

Meaning: Remove by biting

Example: The dog CHEWED OFF the man's face.

Chew on

Meaning: Thinks about something carefully before deciding

Example: I'll CHEW ON it for a day or two and let you know what I think.

Chew out

Meaning: Criticize someone angrily

Example: They CHEWED him OUT for being late.

Chew over

Meaning: Think about an issue

Example: He asked for a few days to CHEW the matter OVER before he made a final decision.

Chew up

Meaning: Cut into small pieces with your teeth

Example: The puppy CHEWED UP the newspaper.

Chew up

Meaning: Damage something inside a machine

Example: The video CHEWED my tape UP.