Munching



[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, esp with a crunching noise
/mʊŋk/
noun
1.
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
v.

late 14c., mocchen, imitative (cf. crunch), or perhaps from Old French mangier “to eat, bite,” from Latin manducare “to chew.” Related: Munched; munching.

Exploration of security holes of someone else’s computer for thrills, notoriety or to annoy the system manager. Compare cracker. See also hacked off.
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