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nibble

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a small piece or quantity of food
  • I don't want a whole dessert, so can I just have a nibble of yours?

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nibble

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of nibble (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to eat reluctantly and in small bites
  • having no real appetite at all, I just nibbled during the party

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2 to crush or grind with the teeth
  • nibbling crackers

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3 to consume or wear away gradually
  • discovered that inflation had steadily nibbled their savings

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The first known use of nibble was in the 15th century

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“Nibble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nibble. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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