To bite by little at a time; to seize gently with the mouth; to eat slowly or in small bits.
- To bite at gently and repeatedly.
- To eat with small, quick bites or in small morsels: nibble a cracker.
- To wear away or diminish bit by bit: "If you start compromising too early . . . they nibble you to death” ( People).
- To take small or hesitant bites: fish nibbling at the bait.
- A very small quantity, especially of food; a morsel.
- The act or an instance of nibbling.