Synonyms of gnaw


1. gnaw, chew, masticate, manducate, jaw, bite, seize with teeth

usage: bite or chew on with the teeth; "gnaw an old cracker"

2. erode, gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear away, decay, crumble, dilapidate

usage: become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"

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Definition and meaning of gnaw (Dictionary)