Antonyms for nibbling
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : nib-uhl|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɪb əl|
Definition of nibblingOrigin :
- 1650s, "act of nibbling," from nibble (v.). As "a small bite," from 1838.
- verb bite, pick at
- At last the Rougons were nibbling at the pleasures of the wealthy!
- Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
- All night long they travel, nibbling at their hard corn-bread.
- Extract from : « Harper's Young People, August 3, 1880 » by Various
- This nibbling policy is all very well, but it doesn't suit cavalry.
- Extract from : « War Letters of a Public-School Boy » by Paul Jones.
- Nibbling pensively at her cinnamon toast, Palla pondered this.
- Extract from : « The Crimson Tide » by Robert W. Chambers
- "I must make this division equal," and he kept on nibbling at the cheese.
- Extract from : « Golden Moments » by Anonymous
- Four guns are nibbling at the edge of the village with their shells.
- Extract from : « Current History, A Monthly Magazine » by New York Times
- Here we are rolling in riches while he may be nibbling at hunger's table.'
- Extract from : « The Crimson Fairy Book » by Various
- The fear and uncertainty were with him again—nagging, nibbling, gnawing at his reason.
- Extract from : « Faithfully Yours » by Lou Tabakow
- He was nibbling a morsel of totopo, which he, like us, could hardly swallow.
- Extract from : « Adventures of a Young Naturalist » by Lucien Biart
- He's very fond of nibbling paper, and it doesn't hurt him, for he doesn't eat it.
- Extract from : « Peterkin » by Mary Louisa Molesworth
Synonyms for nibbling
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