Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To snatch at with the teeth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To snatch at with the teeth.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From an alteration of gnast, with a meaning of snap. Compare also Low German gnaspern ("to gnash"). More at gnast.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.