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  1. nibble

    • IPA[ˈnibəl]

    美式

    • v.
      take small bites out of;eat in small amounts, especially between meals
    • n.
      an instance of nibbling something;a small piece of food bitten off
    • noun: nibble, plural noun: nibbles

    • verb: nibble, 3rd person present: nibbles, gerund or present participle: nibbling, past tense: nibbled, past participle: nibbled

    • 釋義
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. take small bites out of:

      she nibbled at her food

      he sat nibbling a cookie

    • 2. eat in small amounts, especially between meals:

      I put on weight because I was constantly nibbling

    • 3. gently bite at (a part of the body), especially amorously or nervously:

      Tamar nibbled her bottom lip

      he nibbled at her earlobe

    • 4. gradually erode or eat away:

      inflation was nibbling away at spending power

    • 5. show cautious interest in a project or proposal:

      there's a New York agent nibbling

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. an instance of nibbling something:

      I'm distracted by a nibble on my line

    • 2. a small piece of food bitten off:

      I took a nibble from one of the sandwiches

    • 3. small savory snacks, typically eaten before a meal or with drinks:

      cheesy nibbles

    • 4. an expression of cautious interest in a project or proposal:

      now and then she gets a nibble, but no one will commit to an interview

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    • IPA[ˈnɪb(ə)l]

    英式

    • v.
      take small bites out of:
    • he nibbled a biscuit

      she nibbled at her food

    • n.
      an act or instance of nibbling:
    • I'm distracted by a nibble on my line

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