bite bite  /ˈbaɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  2. (n) a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
  3. (n) a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
  4. (n) a light informal meal
  5. (n) (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait
  6. (n) wit having a sharp and caustic quality
  7. (n) a strong odor or taste property
  8. (n) the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
  9. (n) a portion removed from the whole
  10. (v) to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
  11. (v) cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
  12. (v) penetrate or cut, as with a knife
  13. (v) deliver a sting to

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When it comes to the economy, both Obama and McCain are talking in sound bites, not hard numbers.
  2. The bump-and-bite is far more serious.
  3. Rats bite men because they like human blood.

News

  1. Bite into a burger at downtown SF location

    SANTA FE – Get ready for the Santa Fe Bite, green chile cheeseburger lovers.Th ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Albuquerque Journal

  2. Bite marks derided as unreliable in court

    At least 24 men convicted or charged with murder or rape based on bite marks on the flesh of victims have been exonerated since 2000. Now a judge’s ruling later this month could help end the practice for good.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  3. Bite mark evidence derided as unreliable in court

    At least 24 men convicted or charged with murder or rape based on bite marks on the flesh of victims have been exonerated since 2000, many after spending more than a decade in prison. Now a judge’s ruling later this month in New York could help end the practice for good.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Kingston Daily Freeman

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Quotes

  1. "That makes for a good sound bite, but it's not factually accurate. It is not true," Obama said. "A vote for reform is a vote to put a stop to taxpayer-funded bailouts."
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. In March 2010, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton explained the administration's plan regarding Iran's nuclear program by declaring, "Our aim is not incremental sanctions but sanctions that will bite."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: The North Star National

  3. "I think those comments will come back to bite Beckenbauer. Perhaps he wasn't expecting Germany and England to meet this early in the competition," Ferdinand told The Sun. "It has unsettled him and he has got a bit rattled, so he's looking...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Rio Ferdinand Source: Goal.com

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