Probably of imitative origin.
- IPA: /ˈt͡ʃʌmb(ə)l/
- To peck at or nibble.
- 1964: Little dogs (his spaniel’s eyes encountered many) leaped and fawned about her, their sharp neat teeth clogging in the soft candy they chumbled from her gloved hand. — Anthony Burgess, Nothing Like The Sun
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