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nibbler

[nib-ler] /ˈnɪb lər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that nibbles.
2.
any of several fishes of the family Girellidae, inhabiting shallow coastal waters on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, having thin, incisorlike teeth.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; nibble + -er1
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  • He's becoming a little more of a nibbler, and living on the edge a little more than he once had.
  • Not formally educated, a nibbler of books rather than a reader, my father worshiped writing and writers.
  • Whether ingested by a nibbler or an attacker, a crunchy product is louder for longer.
British Dictionary definitions for nibbler

nibbler

/ˈnɪblə/
noun
1.
a person, animal, or thing that nibbles
2.
(engineering) a tool that cuts sheet material by a series of small rapidly reciprocating cuts
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