Definition of がりがり

がりがりgarigariガリガリGARIGARI Inflection

adverb / ~と adverb:

  • crunching; chewing or crushing something hard; scraping; scratching - onomatopoeia

adjectival noun:

  • hard and crunchy - onomatopoeia
  • very skinny; emaciated; all skin and bones - onomatopoeia

Example Sentences

佳子keikogaがりがりgarigari勉強しているbenkyoushiteiru
Keiko is studying furiously.
このkono薩摩芋satsumaimoha生焼けnamayakedeがりがりgarigariするsuru
This sweet potato is only half-baked and is still crunchy.
inugahonewoがりがりgarigariかじっているkajitteiru
The dog is crunching a bone.

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