Adjective "Nibbled" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Nibbled


    Definition:

    1. to bite off small bits.

    2. to eat or chew in small bites: Give him a graham cracker to nibble on.

    3. to bite, eat, or chew gently and in small amounts (usually followed by at): She was so upset she could only nibble at her food. verb (used with object), nibbled, nibbling.

    4. to bite off small bits of (something).

    5. to eat (food) by biting off small pieces.

    6. to bite in small bits: He nibbled each morsel with great deliberation. nou

    Origin:
    nibble

    Examples:

    "skins can be nibbled."

    "people can be nibbled."

    "leaves can be nibbled."

    "hazlenutses can be nibbled."

    "cornets can be nibbled."

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