Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of crunching.

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Examples

  • Along the way, a colourful cast of characters provide Taran with worldly wisdom and witty banter, while the "crunchings and munchings" of the adorable Gurgi will captivate everyone's hearts.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Along the way, a colourful cast of characters provide Taran with worldly wisdom and witty banter, while the "crunchings and munchings" of the adorable Gurgi will captivate everyone's hearts.

    Review: The Book of Three

  • It seemed to them that the crashings and crunchings never would cease.

    The Meadow-Brook Girls Under Canvas

  • Some had scattered through the fields to dig up beet roots and other tubers, chewing with loud crunchings the hard pulp to which the grit still adhered.

    The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. (Los Cuatro Jinetes del Apocalipsis) from the Spanish of Vincente Blasco Ibanez; authorized translation by Charlotte Brewster Jordan.

  • The howls and whines ceased and were succeeded by gnawings and crunchings.

    The Woman-Haters: a yarn of Eastboro twin-lights

  • Horrible crunchings and grindings ran away up the tower, and now and then there was a great thud somewhere, like a cannon-shot in a cave.

    Famous Modern Ghost Stories

  • Talk radio listeners 'attention-spans and intensity craving may not be engaged by the ho-hummery of credit markets, inflation, number-crunchings.

    BlatherWatch

  • The inferior animals — as we see them caged and cared for, and fed at one o’clock, ‘precise,’ in those public institutions provided for their maintenance — confine their uproar to the period immediately antecedent to their meal, and perform the actual process of deglutition with silent attention, and only such suckings, lappings, and crunchings, as illustrate their industry and content.

    Wylder's Hand

  • 'precise,' in those public institutions provided for their maintenance -- confine their uproar to the period immediately antecedent to their meal, and perform the actual process of deglutition with silent attention, and only such suckings, lappings, and crunchings, as illustrate their industry and content.

    Wylder's Hand

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