gnashing of teeth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “gnashing of teeth” in the English Dictionary

"gnashing of teeth" in British English

See all translations

gnashing of teeth

(also teeth-gnashing) humorous angrynoise and ​upset: There has been much gnashing of ​teeth about the ​proposal to ​close the ​hospital.
(Definition of gnashing of teeth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gnashing of teeth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 怨愤声, 怨恨和不满, 咬牙切齿…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怨忿聲, 怨恨和不滿, 咬牙切齒…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Word of the Day