1 bite or chew on with the teeth; "gnaw an old cracker"; "chewed on a cookie"
2 become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded" [syn: erode, gnaw at, eat at, wear away] [also: gnawn]
- Rhymes: -ɔː
- To bite something
- Her teeth gnawed at me all night, keeping me twisting and turning from pain.
- To produce excessive anxiety or worry.
- Her comment gnawed at me all night, keeping me twisting and turning in bed.
to bite something persistently
- Albanian: bren
- Bosnian: glodati
- Breton: krignat
- Catalan: rosegar
- Croatian: glodati
- Czech: hlodat, hryzat
- Dutch: knagen
- Esperanto: ronĝi
- Finnish: jyrsiä, jäytää, kalvaa
- French: ronger
- German: nagen
- Hungarian: rág
- Italian: rodere
- Latin: rōdere
- Portuguese: roer
- Spanish: roer
- Swedish: gnaga
It is also a chewing action that most rodents do.
Transformers: The MovieGnaw was one of the Sharkticons seen in the planet Quintessia that captured Hot Rod. Gnaw was intended to be a generic Sharkticon soldier.
Dreamwave ProductionsInstead of being a Decepticon, the Gnaw in Dreamwave Productions is an Autobot ally. Gnaw's first appearance in fiction was in the Dreamwave Productions Generation 1 series. In the continuity, Gnaw is an Autobot friend of Wheelie. They were part of a rebel group led by Kup, Hot Rod and Optimus Prime, and Gnaw particitapes in the battle against Shockwave. However, Dreamwave's closure means that more stories of Gnaw can not be told.
IDW PublishingGnaw can be seen in the cover page of Transformers Spotlight on Galvatron, as one of the monsters attacking him.
- Generation 1 Gnaw
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