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nibble

US [ˈnɪb(ə)l]
UK ['nɪb(ə)l]
  • n.一小口;(餐前或聚会中的)点心
  • v.一点点地咬(食物);(对…)略微表现出兴趣
  • Web半字节;细咬;轻咬
Simple Present:nibbles  Present Participle:nibbling  Past Tense:nibbled  
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v.
1.
[t][i]
小口咬,一点点地咬(食物)to take small bites of sth, especially food
We sat drinking wine and nibbling olives.
我们坐在那儿,喝着葡萄酒嚼着橄榄。
He nibbled her ear playfully.
他开玩笑地轻咬着她的耳朵。
She took some cake from the tray and nibbled at it.
她从盘子里拿了块蛋糕小口地吃着。
2.
[i]
~ (at sth)
(对…)略微表现出兴趣to show a slight interest in an offer, idea, etc.
He nibbled at the idea, but would not make a definite decision.
他对这个主意略感兴趣,但还不愿意作出明确决定。
n.
1.
[c]
一小口a small bite of sth
2.
[pl]
(餐前或聚会中的)点心,小吃small things to eat with a drink before a meal or at a party

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