Meaning of “graze” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /ɡreɪz/
EAT [ I ]

When cows or other animals graze, they eat grass:

Cattle grazed in the meadow.
INJURE [ T ] mainly UK (UK/US skin)

to injure your skin by rubbing it against something rough:

I fell and grazed my knee.

to touch or move lightly along the surface or edge of something:

A bullet grazed his cheek.

(Definition of “graze verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)