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Synonyms for nibble
ˈnɪb əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nybble, nibble(noun)

    a small byte

    Synonyms:
    nybble

  2. nibble(verb)

    gentle biting

    Synonyms:
    nybble

  3. nibble(verb)

    bite off very small pieces

    "She nibbled on her cracker"

    Synonyms:
    piece, pick

  4. nibble(verb)

    bite gently

    "The woman tenderly nibbled at her baby's ear"

    Synonyms:
    piece, pick

  5. nibble, pick, piece(verb)

    eat intermittently; take small bites of

    "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, foot, patch, pick, beak, set up, put together, clean, pluck, assemble, find fault, plunk, blame, piece, break up, peck, tack, cull

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nibble

    Synonyms:
    carp, cavil, peck, object, demur

    Antonyms:
    accept, eulogize, command, endorse, allow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nibble(v. a. n.)

    Synonyms:
    gnaw, bite (by nips), browse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "nibble":

    quartet, piece

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How to use nibble in a sentence?

  1. Kolby Allard:

    I think there were a few times when I pitched myself out of jams and made some pitches when I had to, i thought there were a few times where I was trying to be a little too cute or nibble a little bit, and thats where I was falling behind.

  2. Peter Kenny:

    My suspicion is that you are seeing institutions nibble at extremely compressed valuations, the bottom line is, if you are ending the session with a positive trend, that tends to give the impression that there are buyers out there.

  3. Michael Matousek:

    The S&P has had five down days in a row and a lot of people are starting to nibble.

  4. Mariana Fulger:

    Life – a sort of a plate of real-imaginary from which I nibble together with the birds of light and darkness, with the poor and well-to-do of the world at grains of to be once rough (like sharp stones), other times more like the pulp of pomegranates and ripe figs; stairs I have to climb in myself and climb down… to sometimes walk along the roads of infinity, other times, how many, to stop before the first step, waiting for the path home…

  5. Sanam Hafeez:

    Be sure to have healthy snacks on hand so you can nibble throughout the day, as opposed to holding out for bigger meals.

Images & Illustrations of nibble

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Translations for nibble

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  • okusovat, ohlodávat, hlodatCzech
  • Nibble, knabbernGerman
  • περιτρώγω, μεζεδάκια, τσιμπολόγημα, ημιψηφιόλεξη, μεζέδες, ροκανίζω, τσιμπολογώGreek
  • comiscar, comisquear, picotearSpanish
  • naksu, näykkäistä, näykkäisy, puolitavu, näykkiäFinnish
  • quartet, semioctet, tétrade, nibble, grignoterFrench
  • criomScottish Gaelic
  • falat, majszolHungarian
  • կրծելArmenian
  • rosicare, mordicchiare, boccone, unità di 4 bit, morso, semibyte, morsetto, bocconcino, stuzzichino, rosicchiareItalian
  • ニブルJapanese
  • CARPOLatin
  • knibinātLatvian
  • tongi, kōhonihoni, kai whakapītaitaiMāori
  • knabbelen, nibbleDutch
  • knaskeNorwegian
  • mordiscar, mordisco, beliscadaPortuguese
  • грызть, ниббл, полубайтRussian

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