Definitions for chip away at
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word chip away at
chip away, chip away at(verb)
remove or withdraw gradually: "These new customs are chipping away at the quality of life"
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I don't see where this ends. I see this as continuing to chip away at the foundation of our school system.
When you chip away at protections for the press, you diminish their ability to do their constitutionally protected job.
Some regulators continue to chip away at leverage. The banking lobby is chipping away at the chipping away, and the banking lobby is winning.
The single greatest risk to financial stability remains excessive leverage in the banking system, some regulators continue to chip away at leverage. The banking lobby is chipping away at the chipping away, and the banking lobby is winning.
Pressure to unwind dollar long positions is mounting and focus is on how long this trend will continue. 'China risk' has dampened hopes for a September rate hike and upcoming data could further chip away at expectations for a Fed tightening.
Find a translation for the chip away at definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these chip away at definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"chip away at." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 12 Feb. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/chip away at>.