nibble nibble  /ˈnɪ bəl/


  1. (n) a small byte
  2. (n) gentle biting
  3. (v) bite off very small pieces
  4. (v) bite gently
  5. (v) eat intermittently; take small bites of


Derived Word(s)


  1. Slowly but surely, Turkey, which already has about 40% of Cyprus, seems determined to nibble away at the remaining 60%.
  2. At a Manhattan gourmet shop, snackers can nibble a $20 Monica cookie.
  3. Their whimsical acoustic-guitar songs and gentle banter totter out on spindly legs to nibble at funny bones.


  1. Should I Buy Associated British Foods?

    Should Harvey Jones nibble Associated British Foods?        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Becoming grounded

    As a group of volunteers gathered at Altrusa Park Friday afternoon to plant a community garden, Carol Parker, president of the Valley Food Partnership surveyed their work and described the project as “a nibble garden.”
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Montrose Daily Press

  3. School Districts Offer Free Summer Lunch Programs for Kids

    TWIN FALLS • Jason Brown sat on a blanket with his three children yesterday, watching them nibble away at pizza and fruit from their brown bag lunches.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Times-News

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