nibble definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To bite at gently and over and over repeatedly.
    • to consume with little, fast bites or perhaps in tiny morsels: nibble a cracker.
    • to put on away or diminish bit-by-bit: "in the event that you start reducing too soon . . . they nibble that demiseā€ ( Men And Women).
    • To bite by little at any given time; to seize gently using lips; to eat slowly or perhaps in little bits.
    • To bite upon something carefully or cautiously; for eating a small amount of a thing, as by taking little bits cautiously.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To simply take small or hesitant bites: seafood nibbling on bait.
  • noun:
    • a really little volume, particularly of food; a morsel.
    • The work or an instance of nibbling.
    • A small, fast bite taken because of the forward teeth.
    • Small treats including crisps/potato chips or nuts, frequently consumed to accompany beverages.
    • a tiny or careful bite.
    • An expression interesting, usually tentative, as at the beginning of a sale or negotiation procedure.
    • The act of nibbling; some bite; also, a small morsel or little bit.
    • a little byte
    • gentle biting
  • verb:
    • To eat with small, quick bites.
    • To bite softly.
    • bite off really small pieces
    • bite gently
    • consume intermittently; just take little bites of
  • others:
    • To eat by biting or gnawing down small bits; gnaw.
    • To bite really a little or gently; bite off small bits of.
    • To capture; nab.
    • To bite gently; bite off small pieces: as, fishes nibble within bait.
    • Figuratively, to carp; make a petty attack: with inside.
    • To fidget the fingers about.

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