AskDefine | Define champ

Dictionary Definition

champ n : someone who has won first place in a competition [syn: champion, title-holder]


1 chafe at the bit, like horses
2 chew noisily; "The boy chomped his sandwich" [syn: chomp]

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Etymology 1


  1. In the context of "countable": Abbreviation of champion.

Etymology 2

uncertain, probably imitative


  1. In the context of "Ireland|uncountable": a meal of mashed potatoes and scallions


  1. to bite or chew, especially noisily or impatiently

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Extensive Definition

Champ can refer to:
  • Champ (food), an Irish dish of mashed potatoes and scallions (spring onions)
  • Champ, a variety of Whopper/Big Mac-analog king-sized burger offered by Jollibee
  • Champ (legend), a reputed lake monster living in Lake Champlain
  • Champ Car, class and specification of cars used in American Championship Car Racing
  • Roland Champ Bailey (born 1978), American football player (NFL)
  • Fender Champ, a guitar amplifier
  • CHAMP, a German satellite launched July 15, 2000.
  • The 7-series Champ light aircraft produced by Aeronca, Champion, Bellanca, and American Champion
  • Austin Champ, a Jeep-like vehicle
champ in German: Champ
champ in French: Champ
champ in Dutch: Champ
champ in Polish: Champ
champ in Portuguese: Zillion#Personagens
champ in Thai: แชมป์

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Olympic medal winner, 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, 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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