Definition of Champ

1. Noun. Someone who has won first place in a competition.

Exact synonyms: Champion, Title-holder
Specialized synonyms: Record-breaker, Record-holder
Generic synonyms: Challenger, Competition, Competitor, Contender, Rival

2. Verb. Chafe at the bit, like horses.
Generic synonyms: Chew, Jaw, Manducate, Masticate

3. Verb. Chew noisily. "The boy chomped his sandwich"
Exact synonyms: Chomp
Generic synonyms: Chew, Jaw, Manducate, Masticate
Derivative terms: Chomp, Chomping

Definition of Champ

1. v. t. To bite with repeated action of the teeth so as to be heard.

2. v. i. To bite or chew impatiently.

3. n. The field or ground on which carving appears in relief.

Definition of Champ

1. Proper noun. (context cryptozoology) A large aquatic creature, similar to the Loch Ness monster, which supposedly lives in Lake Champlain, located on the shared borders of the American states of Vermont and New York and the Canadian province of Quebec. ¹

2. Noun. (form of shortened form champion) ¹

3. Noun. (Ireland uncountable) a meal of mashed potatoes and scallions ¹

4. Verb. To bite or chew, especially noisily or impatiently. ¹

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Definition of Champ

1. to chew noisily [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Champ

chammy leather
chamois cloth
chamois cress
chamois leather
champ (current term)
champ at the bit
champagne cup
champagne flute
champagne flutes
champagne problem
champagne socialist
champagne socialists
champagne taste on a beer billfold
champagne taste on a beer budget

Literary usage of Champ

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1. Paris and Environs, with Routes from London to Paris: With Routes from by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1896)
"Ecole Militaire, The champ-de-Mars may be reached direct by Steamboat (see p. ... Caf├ęs and restaurants are to be found in the champ-de- Mars in summer. ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"A petition to that effect was laid for signature on the altar of the nation in the champ de Mars. Two foolish persons whom curiosity led to hide themselves ..."

3. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"champ CLARK AARON BURR [Address by champ Clark, lawyer, educator, member of Congress from Missouri (born in Anderson County, Kentucky, March 7, 1850; ..."

4. The French Revolution by Louis Madelin (1916)
"CHAPTER XIII THE VOLLEYS ON THE champ-DE-MARS The King suspended. ... Barnave. Rupture within the Jacobin Club. The Feuillants. The champ- ..."

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