nibbler

[ nib-ler ]
/ ˈnɪb lər /

noun

a person or thing that nibbles.
any of several fishes of the family Girellidae, inhabiting shallow coastal waters on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, having thin, incisorlike teeth.

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Origin of nibbler

First recorded in 1590–1600; nibble + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for nibbler

nibbler
/ (ˈnɪblə) /

noun

a person, animal, or thing that nibbles
engineering a tool that cuts sheet material by a series of small rapidly reciprocating cuts
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