verb (used with object)
to chew with steady or vigorous working of the jaws, often audibly.
verb (used without object)
to chew steadily or vigorously, often audibly.
Informal. a snack.
munch out, Slang. to snack especially extensively or frequently.
[moo ngk] /mʊŋk/
[ed-vahrd] /ˈɛd vɑrd/ (Show IPA), 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and graphic artist.
Charles, 1891–1968, French conductor in the U.S.
to chew (food) steadily, esp with a crunching noise
Edvard (ˈɛdvard). 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and engraver, whose works, often on the theme of death, include The Scream (1893); a major influence on the expressionists, esp on die Brücke
late 14c., mocchen, imitative (cf. crunch), or perhaps from Old French mangier “to eat, bite,” from Latin manducare “to chew.” Related: Munched; munching.
To transform information in a serial fashion, often requiring large amounts of computation. To trace down a data structure. Related to crunch and nearly synonymous with grovel, but connotes less pain.
Often confused with mung.
[mynkh-hou-zuh n] /ˈmünxˌhaʊ zən/ noun 1. Karl Friedrich Hieronymus [kahrl free-drikh hee-ey-roh-ny-moo s] /kɑrl ˈfri drɪx ˌhi eɪˈroʊ nüˌmʊs/ (Show IPA), Baron von [fuh n] /fən/ (Show IPA), 1720–97, German soldier, adventurer, and teller of tales. /German ˈmynçhauzən/ noun 1. an exaggerated story 2. a person who tells such a story in reference to unbelievable […]
noun, Psychiatry. 1. a factitious disorder in which otherwise healthy individuals seek to hospitalize themselves with feigned or self-induced pathology in order to receive surgical or other medical treatment. Munchausen syndrome Mun·chau·sen syndrome or Munch·hau·sen syndrome (mŭn’chou’zən, mŭnch’hou’-, münKH’hou’-) n. A psychological disorder characterized by the repeated fabrication of disease symptoms for the purpose of […]
noun 1. Psychiatry. a form of Munchausen syndrome in which a person induces or claims to observe a disease in another, usually a close relative, in order to attract the doctor’s attention to herself or himself.
[muhnch] /mʌntʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to chew with steady or vigorous working of the jaws, often audibly. verb (used without object) 2. to chew steadily or vigorously, often audibly. noun 3. Informal. a snack. Verb phrases 4. munch out, Slang. to snack especially extensively or frequently. /mʌntʃ/ verb 1. to chew (food) steadily, […]