Definition of nibbler in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnib(ə)lər/


1A person who habitually nibbles at food.
Example sentences
  • Miss Lucy is something of a desultory eater - a nibbler, as it were - which means that mealtime can take upwards of forty-five minutes.
  • In fact, the portion was so small that I had to revert to an old trick to discourage other nibblers: coughing on the food.
  • The menu caters to nibblers and hearty appetites alike.
2A cutting tool in which a rapidly reciprocating punch knocks out a line of overlapping small holes from a metal sheet.
Example sentences
  • For instance, I have a Zeith four-in-one clam bucket, and I can run any kind of hammer, drill, turn a 360 rotation, run a nibbler, drive piles.
  • Drill a starter hole and use a hand nibbler like the Klein 76011B Nibbler Tool.

Words that rhyme with nibbler

dribbler, quibbler, scribbler

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Syllabification: nib·bler

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