chew on or over

chew on or over
chew on (or over) (Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To think or think about carefully and at length: cogitate, consider, contemplate, deliberate, entertain, excogitate, meditate, mull, muse1, ponder, reflect, revolve, ruminate, study, think, think out, think over, think through, turn over, weigh. Idioms: cudgel one's brains, put on one's thinking cap, rack one's brain. See THOUGHTS.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • chew the fat — or[chew the rag] {v. phr.}, {slang} To talk together in an idle, friendly fashion; chat. * /We used to meet after work, and chew the fat over coffee and doughnuts./ * /The old man would chew the rag for hours with anyone who would join him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • chew the fat — or[chew the rag] {v. phr.}, {slang} To talk together in an idle, friendly fashion; chat. * /We used to meet after work, and chew the fat over coffee and doughnuts./ * /The old man would chew the rag for hours with anyone who would join him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • chew — (ch[udd]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chewed} (ch[udd]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chewing}.] [As ce[ o]wan, akin to D. kauwen, G. kauen. Cf. {Chaw}, {Jaw}.] 1. To bite and grind with the teeth; to masticate. [1913 Webster] 2. To ruminate mentally; to meditate …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chew\ the\ fat — • chew the fat • chew the rag v. phr. slang To talk together in an idle, friendly fashion; chat. We used to meet after work, and chew the fat over coffee and doughnuts. The old man would chew the rag for hours with anyone who would join him …   Словарь американских идиом

  • chew\ the\ rag — • chew the fat • chew the rag v. phr. slang To talk together in an idle, friendly fashion; chat. We used to meet after work, and chew the fat over coffee and doughnuts. The old man would chew the rag for hours with anyone who would join him …   Словарь американских идиом

  • chew on — (or over) (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To think or think about carefully and at length: cogitate, consider, contemplate, deliberate, entertain, excogitate, meditate, mull, muse1, ponder, reflect, revolve, ruminate, study, think, think out, think… …   English dictionary for students

  • Chew Valley Lake — Chew Valley Lake …   Wikipedia

  • chew — [[t]tʃu[/t]] v. t. 1) to crush or grind with the teeth; masticate 2) to tear or mangle, as if by chewing (often fol. by up): The sorting machine chewed up the letters[/ex] 3) to make by or as if by chewing: The puppy chewed a hole in the rug[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • Chew (comics) — Chew Cover to Chew #1 . Art by Rob Guillory. Publication information Publisher Image Comics …   Wikipedia

  • chew — [cho͞o] vt. [ME chewen < OE ceowan, to bite, chew < IE base * gjeu , to chew > Pers ǰavidan, Ger kauen] 1. to bite and grind or crush with the teeth; masticate ☆ 2. Slang to rebuke severely; reprimand: usually with out vi. 1. to chew… …   English World dictionary


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