Gellhorn was the better journalist and war correspondent, a fact that gnawed at Hemingway.
Even at the most courageous and daring moments of his service in the desert, Lawrence was gnawed by these doubts.
My own father was scalped, and the fathers of five others were scalped, and their bloody heads were gnawed by the wolf.
Then, just as we thought we had it, the wolf water came and gnawed the trail in two.
Mr. Martin gnawed away at the earth, and used swear-words to himself, and was perfectly raging.
In the background the cabby loitered, gnawed by insatiable curiosity.
The concentration necessary to follow the badly blazed trees, and a biting hunger that gnawed, helped to keep his mind steady.
She sighed and struggled with thoughts and pencil, which she gnawed at both ends.
The poor were clad in rags and skins—they devoured crusts, and gnawed bones.
Rajcik finished the computation he was working on and gnawed thoughtfully at his pencil.
Old English gnagan (past tense *gnog, past participle gnagan) "to gnaw," a common Germanic word (cf. Old Saxon gnagan, Old Norse, Swedish gnaga, Middle Dutch, Dutch knagen, Old High German gnagan, German nagen "to gnaw"), probably imitative of gnawing. Related: Gnawed; gnawing.