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  • v. Present participle of champ.

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Examples

  • Thawt the werd woz achwaly "champing" but aparently "chomping" iz now axcepted

    Whipping The Sun's Whip Column

  • KING: Congressman Lazio, based on remarks tonight and other times we've interviewed you, are you kind of champing at the bit?

    CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Hillary Clinton Takes on Racial Politics in New York - January 17, 2000

  • If a record could be kept of those who have abjured Jesus through love of gold, through fear of the world or of the scribes and Pharisees, we should find many who are considered quite respectable, or have even been canonised, and who, nevertheless, much more worthily than Iscariot, are entitled to "champing" by the jaws of Sathanas.

    Pages from a Journal with Other Papers

  • Mr. Know-It-All role, I informed him that "champing" is correct.

    Columnist: Keith Groller

  • "Well," he conceded magnanimously, "perhaps the champing was the more in evidence.

    The Fortunes of the Farrells

  • After a year of construction and a weeklong postponement of the original opening date -- leaving die-hard fans champing at the bit -- Vivienne Westwood, the storied British fashion label, has finally opened its first U.S. store, on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood.

    Vivienne Westwood Opens First US Shop In West Hollywood

  • After a year of construction and a weeklong postponement of the original opening date -- leaving die-hard fans champing at the bit -- Vivienne Westwood,...

    Vivienne Westwood Opens First US Shop In West Hollywood

  • Sadly, the September 11th attacks gave a green light to invading innocent Iraq, something the few decision-makers in the Bush White House were champing at the bit to do: "They were waiting for their moment; it was only a matter of when," the authors write.

    Jamie Stiehm: The Vietnam War Ghost: Does It Still Live in Obama's White House?

  • “Send him down the hill,” Forrest repeated, as he tickled his champing mount with the slightest of spur-tickles and shot her out along the road, sidling, head-tossing, and attempting to rear.

    CHAPTER II

  • By July 2009, Russian Railways chief Vladimir Yakunin was champing at the bit: “We see in the anti-crisis measures of other countries that they are not little girls,” he complained.

    The Return

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