Translation of gnaw in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /nɔː/


  • [animal] roer* the dog was gnawing a bone el perro roía un hueso he was gnawed by doubts lo atormentaban las dudas
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    • Never the same place twice. Once when he seemed almost awake, I asked him if he was worried about having his face gnawed on by the rat, but there was no answer, just a sort of grunt.
    • Who hasn't chewed on gummy bears or gnawed on licorice candy?
    • Now she takes you on a harrowing true life journey from childhood neglect so bad she gnawed at dog bones for nourishment.


  • to gnaw at sth [animal] roer* algo he gnawed at his fingernails se comía las uñas her conscience kept gnawing at her no dejaba de remorderle la conciencia

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