Idioms about nibble
Origin of nibble
OTHER WORDS FROM nibbleun·nib·bled, adjective
How to use nibble in a sentence
It was a culture nibbling on the genial jingoism of Norman Vincent Peale and being made somewhat uncomfortable by Adlai Stevenson.
This “double whammy” of predation and competition enables jellyfish to cripple a food chain by essentially nibbling at its ankles.Beware at the Beach, the Jellyfish Rule the Seas and It’s Our Fault|Lisa-ann Gershwin|June 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The man who wrote about hulking linebackers nibbling melon in the Texas dusk.
In the Cavour high school in central Rome, mice run through the halls, nibbling on open wiring and nesting in the lockers.
The more perfectly the star in question feeds the pre-existing stereotype of foie gras-nibbling limousine liberalism, the better.The GOP’s Two-Faced Celeb Bashing of Obama’s Parker-Wintour Fundraiser|Michelle Cottle|June 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But Brindle tarried behind and foraged for her supper by nibbling the grass from the overgrown dooryard.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
Kano pensively lifted a plum upon the point of a toothpick and began nibbling at its wrinkled skin.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
He kept on pulling at one twig after another with his trunk, nibbling and wasting everything.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
"Master Colombaik feared you had been nibbling the goods on the way," one of the young tanners observed with a laugh.
A slight greeting on the ends of her lips, some hurried words, and she returned to the noble battalion nibbling vigorously away.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet