What does gnash mean?

Definitions for gnashnæʃ

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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

  3. Origin: [OE. gnasten, gnaisten, cf. Icel. gnastan a gnashing, gnsta to gnash, Dan.knaske, Sw. gnissla, D. knarsen, G. knirschen.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gnash

    nash, v.t. to strike the teeth together in rage or pain.—v.i. to grind the teeth.—n. a sudden snap.—adv. Gnash′ingly. [M. E. gnasten—Sw. knastra, to crash; cf. Ger. knastern, Dan. knaske.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gnash in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gnash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for gnash

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • whakatetēā, tetē, tetēāMāori
  • tandenknarsen, knarsetandenDutch

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