Definition of bitte
1. bite [ v ] to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
Examples: "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)
If he bites a playmate she says , `` Danny won't like you '' .
(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)
His unsuccessful strivings to give_up drink are represented as religious strivings ; he keeps a bottle in a wardrobe at home , and `` before this wardrobe Praisegod_Piepsam had before now gone literally on his knees , and in his wrestlings had bitten his tongue - and still in_the_end capitulated '' .
(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)
`` While Henry_Morgan was escorting Miss_Vera_Green from the church social last Saturday night , a savage dog attacked them and bit Mr._Morgan on the public_square '' .
(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)
She was biting into a small red radish ; and that action always caused her to lift her lip from the sting of the thing .
She would try to see over the bulge of her cheeks and somewhat under her teeth to the place where she was biting .Synonyms bite seize_with_teeth Related Terms grip gnaw snap_at nip nibble nibble snap_at
2. bite [ v ] cause a sharp of stinging pain or discomfort
Examples: "The sun burned his face"
3. bite [ n ] a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
Examples: "all they had left was a bit of bread"
(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)
She took another bite of toast .Synonyms morsel bite bit Related Terms taste sops crumb chew
4. bite [ v ] penetrate or cut, as with a knife
Examples: "The fork bit into the surface"
(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)
Curt twisted to one side , and the tines of the fork bit into the floor .Synonyms bite Related Terms pierce
5. bite [ n ] a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a personUsed in print:
(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
He found tepid water in a pitcher and a last bit of soap , and he lathered his face and stood stropping the razor on his broad leather belt , its buckle held firm by a knob of the bedpost .Synonyms bite Related Terms wound snakebite dog_bite
6. bite [ v ] of insects, scorpions, or other animals
Examples: "A bee stung my arm yesterday."
7. bite [ n ] a portion removed from the whole
Examples: "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
8. bite [ n ] a sharp bitter taste propertySynonyms bite sharpness pungency Related Terms spiciness
9. bite [ n ] a painful wound caused by the thrust of a stinger into skinSynonyms bite insect_bite sting Related Terms injury bee_sting flea_bite mosquito_bite sting
10. bite [ n ] (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait
Examples: "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
11. bite [ n ] a strong odor or taste property
Examples: "the pungency of mustard" "the sulfurous bite of garlic" "the sharpness of strange spices"
12. bite [ n ] wit having a sharp and caustic quality
Examples: "he commented with typical pungency" "the bite of satire"
13. bite [ n ] a light informal mealSynonyms snack collation nosh bite Related Terms meal coffee_break refreshment nosh nosh
14. bite [ n ] the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jawsSynonyms chomp bite Related Terms eating nibble nip munch chomp
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