[ nawn ]

  1. a past participle of gnaw.

Other words from gnawn

  • un·gnawn, adjective

Words Nearby gnawn Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use gnawn in a sentence

  • Neither shrink thou at the gnawn tables that await thee; the fates will find a way, and Apollo aid thy call.

  • This ruddy giant was secretly gnawn by misanthropy and disgust of life.

  • The Cathedral with the top of its massive tower gnawn off by Fate is to be preserved for ever as a memorial of these days.

    The Challenge of the Dead | Stephen Graham
  • Nor could they find a bundle in a handkerchief, which they would have gnawn through speedily.

    The Open Air | Richard Jefferies
  • On the east side a strange section of gray lava and ash is gnawn into caves.

    At Last | Charles Kingsley