1. a wad of something chewable as tobacco

    Synonyms : chaw, cud, plug, quid, wad
    Type Of : morsel, bite, bit
  2. chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth

    Synonyms : jaw, manducate, masticate
    Type Of : grind, grate
  3. biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow

    Synonyms : chewing, manduction, mastication
    Type Of : change of state