biting biting  /ˈbaɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) capable of wounding
  2. (adj) causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold

Usage(s):

  1. It is believed by many that some species of biting and bloodsucking insect is guilty, and further work on the suspects is projected.
  2. Workers, scantily clad, were forced to stand at attention in the biting cold during roll calls that went on for hours.

News

  1. Motion to lower bond in toe-biting case denied

    A judge has denied the motion to lower the bond of a man accused of biting an ex-girlfriend’s toes.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KOAT Albuquerque

  2. Man takes plea for biting officers

    A man arrested after biting two police officers at a youth football game plead guilty to criminal trespass Wednesday. Dejuan Wells was scheduled to stand trial Thursday, but went into court a... Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

  3. Woman accused of biting, throwing knives at boyfriend

    A fight between a suburban Palm Beach Gardens couple ended with a woman being arrested Monday for allegedly biting her boyfriend and throwing knives at him, authorities said.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Palm Beach Post

Quotes

  1. "It was very difficult," Calhoun said. "I think I still have a couple of (marks) from biting my tongue."
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Jim Calhoun Source: Washington Post

  2. "If you talk and lose, you're still losers," Porter said. "They talk like a different team, but in reality they are not. They had all the breaks, all the bounces. But when it was nail-biting time and you've got to make plays, who made them?"
    on Nov 19, 2006 By: Joey Porter Source: The Orange and Brown Report

  3. "If he was going to get it, I'm glad that it came on behalf of me," Jones said with a smile. "Bobby had kind of been biting his tongue lately. He was embarrassed by the record. But it was inevitable. He's too passionate about the game."
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Chipper Jones Source: International Herald Tribune

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