Definition of 'nibble'
Example sentences containing 'nibble'
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These are perfect after a heavy meal when you just want a nibble of something sweet to go with a cup of tea. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They feel safety margins are being nibbled away in the name of economy and efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In some gardens small snails nibble the buds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She nibbles a little more of her lunch. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Successive governments have nibbled away at defence. The Sun (2014)He survived thanks to having only a small nibble. The Sun (2012)Make sure your party food has something for little mouths to nibble on. The Sun (2013)Programme this gadget via an app and it comes out to nibble away at your lawn automatically. The Sun (2015) Spread-betters were nibbling on the price of sugar yesterday as they backed the commodity to rise still farther. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many serve cheese and meaty nibbles. The Sun (2007)Perhaps something to nibble on before, and cheese and salad or a pudding after. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They had great pace but didn't have people that nibbled it around. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They could sip ginger tea, though offering them ginger biscuits to nibble before and during the sailing might get a better reception. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As I nibbled at the biscuit my case was discussed over my head. Seminary Boy (2006) Spread-betters were nibbling on McDonald's share price before quarterly results tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At worst, a dip in a calm pool with some gently nibbling fish can't be bad for the soul. The Sun (2010) Spread-betters had a nibble at the FTSE 100 after the index had its longest losing streak in nearly nine years. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Used Occasionally. nibble is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'nibble'
British English: nibble VERB
If you nibble food, you eat it by biting very small pieces of it.
She lay on the couch, nibbling popcorn.
He nibbled at the corner of a piece of toast.
Definition of nibble from the Collins English Dictionary
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