Chews off - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
chew off (redirected from chews 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 something and 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.
References in periodicals archive
Though sometimes another hunger chews off
the earpieces of my
SHE chews off
the heads of dolls SHE chews off
the heads of dolls and now it appears that Lady Gaga wants to bite your neck.
itself like some kind of animal chews off
its own leg.
In a novel defense, an African ant that loses 60 to 80 percent of its overt battles with other species chews off
the shoots of the trees it lives in, preventing bridges for invaders, says Maureen L.
It chews off
the legs, the wings and it comes off dwarfed or very weak.