A Rare Look Inside the Atelier of Louis Vuitton
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Three years ago a workshop group helped me to realize how harried and driven I felt by out side demands — "nibbled to death by ducks" was the way one person ..
verb [T] FORMAL
to repeatedly demand something from someone, often causing them to feel anxious or angry:
She harried the authorities, writing letters and getting up petitions.
I saw a harried-looking mother at the checkout trying to manage two small children and a mountain of shopping.
1 [I or T] to eat something by taking a lot of small bites:
Have you got some peanuts for us to nibble while the party warms up?
A mouse has nibbled through the computer cables.
Jenny's hamster's nibbled a hole in the sofa.
2 [T] to bite something gently and repeatedly:
She nibbled his ear.
1 [C] when you nibble something:
Just take/have a nibble to see if you like the taste.
2 [S] an expression of interest in something:
Our house was on the market for six months and there wasn't a single nibble.
plural noun UK INFORMAL
small pieces of food that are eaten between or before meals, often with alcoholic drinks:
I bought some crisps and nuts and other nibbles.
━━ n. 【鉱】ラピスラズリ; 瑠璃(るり)（色）, 群青色.
━━ n., a. 空色（の）; （the ～） 青空.
- A light purplish-blue.
- Heraldry. The color blue.
- The blue sky.
[Middle English, from Old French azur, from Medieval Latin azura, from Arabic al-lāzaward, the azure : al-, the + lāzaward, azure (from Persian lājward, lapis lazuli).]
Definition of atelier