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1 Norwegian painter (1863-1944) [syn: Edvard Munch]
2 a large bite; "he tried to talk between munches on the sandwich" v : chew noisily; "The children crunched the celery sticks" [syn: crunch]

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  1. to chew with a grinding, crunching sound
  2. to eat vigorously or with excitement
    • Watching old Bill munch his pancakes makes me hungry!


  1. A location or restaurant where good eating can be expected.
    • Sally is having a breakfast munch at her place!
  2. An act of eating.
    We had a good munch at the chippy.

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Extensive Definition

Munch may refer to:
  • Edvard Munch (1863–1944), a Norwegian expressionist painter and printmaker best known for his work The Scream
    • Edvard Munch (film), 1973 biographical film written and directed by Peter Watkins
    • Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, dedicated to the work and life of the painter Edvard Munch
Other people called Munch:
  • Ernsto Munch (1876–1946), a plant physiologist who proposed the Pressure Flow Hypothesis to explain the mechanism of phloem translocation
  • Gustafa Munch-Petersen (1912–1938), Danish writer and painter
  • John Q. Munch, a fictional detective character played by the actor Richard Belzer on several television shows
  • P.A. Munch (1810–1863), a Norwegian historian who did groundbreaking work on Norway's medieval period
  • Peter Munch (b. 1978), a Danish musician
  • Peter A. Munch (1908-1984), a Norwegian-American sociologist
  • Peter Rochegune Munch (1870–1948), Danish foreign minister from 1929 to 1940 and one of the founders of the Danish Social Liberal Party
Other uses of the word Munch:

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munch in German: Munch
munch in French: Munch
munch in Italian: Munch
munch in Dutch: Munch
munch in Polish: Munch

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