Champ - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |tʃæmp|  American pronunciation of the word champ
Brit.  |tʃamp|  British pronunciation of the word champ

noun

- someone who has won first place in a competition (syn: champion, title-holder)

verb

- chafe at the bit, like horses
- chew noisily (syn: chomp)

Examples

He champed his pipe angrily.

The horse was champing its bit.

He champed on his pipe angrily.

This year's national basketball champs

A small boy stood champing gum.

...how humiliating for a tennis champ to be worsted by a player no one had ever heard of...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: champ
he/she/it: champs
present participle: champing
past tense: champed
past participle: champed
noun
singular: champ
plural: champs
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