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Meaning of CHAMP

Pronunciation:  champ

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who has won first place in a competition
  2. [v]  chew noisily
  3. [v]  chafe at the bit, of horses
 

CHAMP is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: champion, chomp, title-holder
 
 See Also: challenger, chew, competition, competitor, contender, jaw, manducate, masticate, record-breaker, record-holder, rival

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Champ\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Champed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Champing}.] [Prob, of Scand. orgin; cf. dial. Sw. k["a]msa
    to chew with difficulty, champ; but cf. also OF. champier,
    champeyer, champoyer, to graze in fields, fr. F. champ field,
    fr. L. campus. Cf. {Camp}.]
    1. To bite with repeated action of the teeth so as to be
       heard.
    
             Foamed and champed the golden bit.    --Dryden.
    
    2. To bite into small pieces; to crunch. --Steele.
    
    
  2. \Champ\, v. i.
    To bite or chew impatiently.
    
          They began . . . irefully to champ upon the bit.
                                                   --Hooker.
    
    
  3. \Champ\, Champe \Champe\, n. [F. champ, L. campus field.]
    (Arch.)
    The field or ground on which carving appears in relief.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: award winner, bite, bolus, champion, chaw, chew, chew the cud, chew up, chomp, conquering hero, conqueror, conquistador, crunch, crush, cud, defeater, easy winner, gnash, gnaw, gob, grind, gum, hero, laureate, macerate, mash, master, masticate, medalist, morsel, mouth, mouthful, mumble, munch, nibble, nip, Olympic medal winner, pancratiast, peck, pick, prizeman, prizetaker, prizewinner, quid, ruminate, runner-up, scrunch, shoo-in, smash, snap, subduer, subjugator, sure winner, swallow, top dog, triumpher, vanquisher, victor, winner, world champion, world-record holder
 

 

 

 

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