Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun nibble

2 senses of nibble

Sense 1
nybble, nibble -- (a small byte)
       => computer memory unit -- (a unit for measuring computer memory)

Sense 2
nibble -- (gentle biting)
       => bite, chomp -- (the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb nibble

3 senses of nibble

Sense 1
nibble -- (bite off very small pieces; "She nibbled on her cracker")
       => bite, seize with teeth -- (to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her")

Sense 2
nibble -- (bite gently; "The woman tenderly nibbled at her baby's ear")
       => bite, seize with teeth -- (to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her")

Sense 3
nibble, pick, piece -- (eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles")
       => eat -- (take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?")

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