Definition of chewing tobacco in English:

chewing tobacco

noun

mass noun
  • Tobacco that is chewed or held in the mouth, typically between the cheek and gums, rather than smoked.

    ‘he spat a slimy string of chewing tobacco on the ground’
    • ‘During the past 30 days, did you use chewing tobacco or snuff?’
    • ‘The lead clinician pointed out that mouth cancers were especially associated with chewing tobacco.’
    • ‘Switching from cigarettes to a pipe or cigars, or using chewing tobacco, does not reduce the risk of these cancers.’
    • ‘He spat a slimy string of chewing tobacco on the ground.’
    • ‘He popped another wad of chewing tobacco into his mouth and scanned the storm's progress through the windshield.’