5 letter words starting with gn

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Definition of gnash

gnash (noun)

  1. A sudden snapping of the teeth.

gnash (verb)

  1. To grind (one's teeth) in pain or in anger.
  2. To grind between the teeth.
  3. To run away.

Definition of gnats

gnats (noun)

  1. Any small insect of the order Diptera, specifically within the suborder Nematocera.

Definition of gnome

gnome (noun)

  1. A brief reflection or maxim; a pithy saying.

gnome (noun)

  1. (magic, Rosicrucianism) An elemental (spirit or corporeal creature associated with a classical element) associated with earth.
  2. (fantasy literature) One of a race of imaginary human-like beings, usually depicted as short and typically bearded males, who inhabit the inner parts of the earth and act as guardians of mines, mineral treasure, etc.; in modern fantasy literature, when distinguished from dwarves, gnomes are usually even smaller than dwarves and more focussed on engineering than mining.
  3. A dwarf; a goblin; a person of small stature or misshapen features, or of strange appearance.
  4. The northern pygmy owl, Glaucidium gnoma, a small owl of the western United States.
  5. A small statue of a dwarf-like character, often bearded, placed in a garden.
  6. An upper atmospheric optical phenomenon associated with thunderstorms, a compact blue starter.
  7. A banker, especially a secretive international one.