chew off(redirected from chews it off)
To separate something from something else by biting or gnawing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "'chew" and "off." Our new puppy is lucky he's so adorable, because he's already chewed the leg off our nightstand.
chew something off somethingand chew something off
to bite or gnaw something off something. The puppy chewed the heel off my shoe. The puppy chewed off the heel and mangled the tongue.