whittle away

phrasal verb
whittled away; whittling away; whittles away

Definition of whittle away

: to reduce or get rid of (something) slowly I'm still trying to whittle away a few more pounds.

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“Whittle away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whittle%20away. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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