Main definitions of naggle in English

: naggle1naggle2

naggle1

Pronunciation /ˈnaɡl/

noun

rare
  • Pettiness, nagging.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Pall Mall Gazette. Probably from naggle (although this is first attested slightly later).

Main definitions of naggle in English

: naggle1naggle2

naggle2

Pronunciation /ˈnaɡl/

verb

dialect British
  • no object To gnaw, bite.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John C. Atkinson (1814–1900), author and antiquary. From nag + -le.