gnash gnash  /ˈnæʃ/

Definition(s):

  • (v) grind together, of teeth

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • '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

Quotes

  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: PackersNews.com

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