Phrasal Verb 'gnaw'

We have 3 phrasal verb definition related to 'gnaw'.

Gnaw at

Meaning:

Trouble, worry or annoy someone

Example:

I know it was wrong and guilt has GNAWED AT me ever since I did it.

Gnaw at

Meaning:

Harm gradually

Example:

The government's dishonesty has GNAWED AT people's trust in politicians.

Gnaw away at

Meaning:

Harm gradually

Example:

Their behaviour GNAWED AWAY AT our trust in them.