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  • EN [ baɪt]
  • US [ baɪt]

English definition


  • 1. a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

  • 2. a small amount of solid food; a mouthful;

    • "all they had left was a bit of bread"
  • 3. a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

  • 4. a light informal meal

  • 5. (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait;

    • "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
  • 6. wit having a sharp and caustic quality;

    • "he commented with typical pungency"
    • "the bite of satire"
  • 7. a strong odor or taste property;

    • "the pungency of mustard"
    • "the sulfurous bite of garlic"
    • "the sharpness of strange spices"
  • 8. the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

  • 9. a portion removed from the whole;

    • "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"


  • 1. to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws;

    • "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
  • 2. cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort;

    • "The sun burned his face"
  • 3. penetrate or cut, as with a knife;

    • "The fork bit into the surface"
  • 4. deliver a sting to;

    • "A bee stung my arm yesterday"

Example sentences

  • She put the bite on me so that she could buy a pair of new shoes.

  • The cavalry commander predicted that many Sioux would bite the dust if they attacked the fort.

  • This scar is from the bite of a dog.

  • The scored jaws of a vise help it bite the work.

  • The car wheels would not bite because of the ice.

  • There is a bite to his words.

  • I'll bite, what is it?

  • I made him what I thought were several tempting offers, but he wouldn't bite.

  • They are too knowing to bite at such a bait.

  • He took a bite at the apple.

  • This mustard is hot enough to bite your tongue.

  • Rising budget deficit is beginning to bite.

  • Rubbing this special cream into the insect bite will help to take away the worst of the pain.

  • Don't bite off more than you can chew.

  • The wound from the dog bite had become infected.

  • Chris would have been well advised to heed the old saying "Never bite the hand that feeds you."

  • He took another bite of apple.

  • I must learn to bite my lip.

  • The teams have that extra bite when they are playing against their neighbours.

  • Whenever possible, suggest she talks about it but be aware she may bite your head off for your trouble.

  • Any dog bite, no matter how small, needs immediate medical attention.

  • He'd gulped it down in one bite.

  • There was a bite in the air, a smell perhaps of snow.

  • A scream rose to her lips again. She had to bite it back.

  • She can be a bit tetchy but her bark is worse than her bite.

  • The novel seems to lack bite and tension—even passion.

  • Look forward to eating the food and enjoy every bite.

Phrase collocation

  • someone's bark is worse than their bite

    said of someone whose fierce and intimidating manner does not reflect their nature

  • be bitten by the — bug

    develop a passionate interest in a specified activity

    • Joe was badly bitten by the showbiz bug at the age of four.

  • bite the big one

    (N. Amer. informal)die

  • bite the bullet

    decide to do something difficult or unpleasant that one has been putting off or hesitating over

  • bite the dust

    (informal)be killed

  • bite the hand that feeds one

    deliberately hurt or offend a benefactor

  • bite someone's head off

  • bite one's lip

    dig one's front teeth into one's lip in embarrassment, grief, or annoyance, or to prevent oneself from saying something

  • bite one's nails

    chew at one's nails as a nervous habit

  • the biter bitten (或 bit)

    used to indicate that someone is being treated in the same way as they have treated others, typically badly

  • bite one's tongue

    make a desperate effort to avoid saying something

    • I had to bite my tongue and accept his explanation.

  • one could have bitten one's tongue off

    used to convey that one profoundly and immediately regrets having said something

  • once bitten, twice shy

    (proverb)an unpleasant experience induces caution

  • put the bite on

    (N. Amer. & Austral. informal)borrow or extort money from

Synonym discrimination

  • bite, chew, gnaw, snap


Meaning of bite

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  • A woman walks into a pet shop and sees a cute little dog. She asks the shopkeeper, "Does your dog bite?"
  • The shopkeeper says, "No, my dog does not bit."
  • The woman tries to pet the dog and the dog bites her.
  • "Ouch!" She says, "I thought you said your dog does not bite!"
  • The shopkeeper replies, "That is not my dog!"
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