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champ

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchampchamp1 /tʃæmp/ verb [intransitive, transitive] British English  1 BITEto bite food in a noisy way syn chomp2 be champing at the bit→ See Verb table
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champNo doubt he was waiting for her in the foyer, champing at her non-appearance.It was our first time in the saddle and it had daughter, 11, champing at the bit for more.David is champing at the bit.Within three months Eva was champing at the bit.Meanwhile the owners or their descendants champ impatiently to recover and lovingly restore what is left of the family heritage.He champed on his gum in time to the music, and kept a poker-faced expression.Most seem to have lived on the sea floor, champing their way through mud.
champchamp2 noun [countable] informal  WINa champion the world champ
Examples from the Corpus
champA casual drug user has an ice cream habit and a champ is some one who refuses to reveal their supplier.Trials bike champ, Steve put on a display to show what can be achieved.Husband John used to be a professional boxer ... and has beaten former heavyweight champ Joe Bugner on more than one occasion.They've been the league champs for the past five years.From national champs to national chumps.The champ took a dive, hit the deck, and split wide Open.
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Verb table
champ
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theychamp
he, she, itchamps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theychamped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave champed
he, she, ithas champed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad champed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill champ
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have champed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam champing
he, she, itis champing
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you, we, theyare champing
Past
I, he, she, itwas champing
you, we, theywere champing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been champing
he, she, ithas been champing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been champing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be champing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been champing
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