Definitions for gnashnæʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to grind or strike (the teeth) together, esp. in rage or pain.

  2. (n.)an act of gnashing.

Origin of gnash:

1490–1500; var. of obs. gnast, ME gnasten; cf. ON gnastan gnashing of teeth


Princeton's WordNet

  1. gnash(verb)

    grind together, of teeth


  1. gnash(Verb)

    To grind one's teeth in pain or in anger.

  2. gnash(Verb)

    To run away

  3. Origin: From gnasten. Origins unkown, but presumably Germanic. Compare Old Norse gnastan and German knirschen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gnash(verb)

    to strike together, as in anger or pain; as, to gnash the teeth

  2. Gnash(verb)

    to grind or strike the teeth together


  1. Gnash

    Gnash is a media player for playing SWF files. Gnash is available both as a standalone player for desktop computers and embedded devices, as well as a plugin for several browsers. It is part of the GNU Project and is a free and open-source alternative to Adobe Flash Player. It was developed from the GameSWF project. Gnash was first announced in late 2005 by software developer John Gilmore. The current maintainer is Rob Savoye.

Anagrams of gnash

  1. hangs

Translations for gnash

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to rub (the teeth) together in anger etc.

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