nibble
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈnɪbəl/
Noun

nibble (plural nibbles)

  1. A small, quick bite taken with the front teeth.
  2. (in the plural, nibbles) Small snacks such as crisps/potato chips or nuts, often eaten to accompany drinks.
Translations Translations Verb

nibble (nibbles, present participle nibbling; past and past participle nibbled)

  1. (ambitransitive) To eat with small, quick bites.
    The rabbit nibbled the lettuce.
    The rabbit nibbled at the lettuce.
  2. (transitive) To bite lightly.
    He nibbled at my neck and made me shiver.
  3. (figurative) To consume gradually.
  4. To find fault; to cavil.
Synonyms Translations Translations Noun

nibble (plural nibbles)

  1. (computing) A unit of memory equal to half a byte, or four bits.
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