Definitions for nibbler
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
nib•bleˈnɪb əl(v.; n.)-bled, -bling
(v.i.)to bite off small bits:
to nibble on a cracker.
to eat or chew in small bites.
to bite lightly or gently.
(v.t.)to bite off or take small bits of (something).
to eat by biting off small pieces.
to bite gently.
nibble (away) at,to cause to decrease or diminish bit by bit.
Category: Verb Phrase
(n.)a small piece bitten off; morsel or bite.
an act or instance of nibbling.
a response by a fish to bait on a fishing line.
a tentative but positive response or reaction.
Origin of nibble:
1425–75; late ME nebillen to peck away at, nibble, try, perh. < MLG nibbelen to pick with the beak
a biter who takes dainty repeated bites
someone who nibbles
a tool for cutting sheet metal
one who, or that which, nibbles