Meaning of Whittle

English: Whittle
Bangla: বড় ছুরিবিশেষ
Hindi: छीलना, काटना, जेबी छूरीना
Type: Verb / ক্রিয়া / क्रिया

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

to cut, trim, or shape (a stick, piece of wood, etc.) by carving off bits with a knife.

Definition: 2

to form by whittling: to whittle a figure.

Definition: 3

to cut off (a bit).

Definition: 4

to reduce the amount of, as if by whittling; pare down; take away by degrees (usually followed by down, away, etc.): to whittle down the company's overhead; to whittle away one's inheritance.

Definition: 5

to whittle wood or the like with a knife, as in shaping something or as a mere aimless diversion: to spend an afternoon whittling.