gnash gnash  /ˈnæʃ/


  • (v) grind together, of teeth


  1. The actors gnash away in splendid style, though in the end they seem to be left with nothing more than a mouthful of feathers.
  2. Hersey was no blimpish Old Blue come back for the weekend to gnash his teeth.
  3. Then they take a plaster cast of the jaw, work out the whole operation in advance, down to the gnash of a re-aligned tooth.


  • 'The Newsroom' Season 1 on home video

    Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" is a by-liberals-for-liberals shindig. But the left need not weep, wail or gnash its teeth in guilt.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger


  1. Baseball Magazine reported in 1911 that he "could stand up and foul them off until pitchers would fairly gnash their teeth in frenzy."
    on May 20, 2008 By: John McGraw Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. What's more, Russia should not "gnash its teeth at anyone, get angry, sulk or feel offended," Medvedev said.
    on May 18, 2010 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: The Moscow Times

  3. Thompson said: "You can't gnash your teeth over every pick and say, 'I wonder what the pundits are going to say or I wonder what the fans are going to say when I walk out there on the stage.'"
    on Apr 5, 2008 By: Ted Thompson Source:

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