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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.

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.

But Brindle tarried behind and foraged for her supper by nibbling the grass from the overgrown dooryard.

Kano pensively lifted a plum upon the point of a toothpick and began nibbling at its wrinkled skin.

He kept on pulling at one twig after another with his trunk, nibbling and wasting everything.

"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.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nibbling, such as: null, biting, null, cropping, eating, and feeding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.