edvard munch

< /ˈɛd vɑrd/, 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and graphic artist.


  1. to chew (food) steadily, esp with a crunching noise


  1. Edvard (ˈɛdvard). 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and engraver, whose works, often on the theme of death, include The Scream (1893); a major influence on the expressionists, esp on die Brücke

late 14c., mocchen, imitative (cf. crunch), or perhaps from Old French mangier “to eat, bite,” from Latin manducare “to chew.” Related: Munched; munching.

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