Definition of Chewy

1. Adjective. Requiring much chewing.

Similar to: Tough
Derivative terms: Chew



2. Adjective. (of a consistency) requiring chewing. "Chewy caramels"
Similar to: Elastic
Derivative terms: Chew

Definition of Chewy

1. Adjective. having a pliable or springy texture when chewed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chewy

1. not easily chewed [adj CHEWIER, CHEWIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chewy

chewing the fat
chewing tobacco
chewing tobaccos
chewingly
chewings
chewink
chewinks
chewit
chewre
chewres
chews
chews over
chews the fat
chewstick
chewsticks
chewy (current term)
cheyne-stokes respiration
chez
chi
chi-ike
chi-iked
chi-ikes
chi-iking
chi-rho
chi-rhos
chi-sequences
chi-square
chi-square distribution
chi-square distributions
chi-square test

Literary usage of Chewy

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1. Language Arts Centers: Take It to Your Seat, Grades 4-6 by Jo Ellen Moore (2002)
"Some sweets are chewy. Therefore, some candies are chewy. All hornets are insects. Some hornets are stinging creatures. Therefore, some insects are stinging ..."

2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1899)
"chewy. Real Municipal Government for London. A Scheme for the Government of the Area known as the Administrative County of London, with the "City " included ..."

3. Composition of Foods: Baked Products: Raw, Processed, Prepared (1994)
"Commercial soft-and-chewy cookies, popular in recent years, owe their special texture to high-fructose corn syrup. Since soft-type cookies have a higher ..."

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