Significado de “gnaw” - Diccionario inglés

gnaw en inglés británico

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gnawverb [ I + prep, T ]

uk /nɔː/ us /nɑː/

gnaw verb [ I + prep, T ] (BITE)

to bite or chew something repeatedly, usually making a hole in it or gradually destroying it:

Babies like to gnaw hard objects when they're teething.
A dog lay under the table, gnawing on a bone.

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(Definición de gnaw de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

gnaw en inglés americano

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gnawverb

us //

gnaw verb (BITE)

[ I/T ] to bite or chew something repeatedly:

[ I ] The cat began to gnaw at the towel beneath him.

gnaw verb (FEEL ANXIOUS)

gnawing
adjective us /ˈnɔ·ɪŋ/

He has gnawing doubts about his loyalties.

(Definición de gnaw de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)