verb \ˈnash\

Definition of GNASH

transitive verb
:  to strike or grind (as the teeth) together
gnash noun

Origin of GNASH

alteration of Middle English gnasten
First Known Use: 15th century

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GNASH Defined for Kids


verb \ˈnash\

Definition of GNASH for Kids

:  to strike or grind (the teeth) together <He gnashed his teeth in anger.>


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