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English definition of “nibble”

nibble

verb     /ˈnɪb.l̩/
[I or T] to eat something by taking a lot of small bites: Have you got some peanuts for us to nibble while the party warms up? A mouse has nibbled through the computer cables. Jenny's hamster's nibbled a hole in the sofa.Biting, chewing and swallowingEating [T] to bite something gently and repeatedly: She nibbled his ear.Biting, chewing and swallowingEating
(Definition of nibble verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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