- v to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
- v cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
- v penetrate or cut, as with a knife
- v deliver a sting to
- s capable of wounding
a biting aphorism
- s causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold
a biting wind
- Who knew that Patricia Hearst, granddaughter of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, the inspiration for Orson Well's biting film Citizen Kane, would herself become the .
- As he works, Meyer repeats under his breath, over and over, "No biting, no biting, no biting.
- After several failed attempts to jolt Phoenix out of his stupor, Letterman finally resorted to biting sarcasm: "What can you tell us about your days with the Unabomber?".
News & Articles
- 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.
June 20, 2013 - KOAT Albuquerque
- 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
June 19, 2013 - WISH-TV Indianapolis
- 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.
June 19, 2013 - The Palm Beach Post
- Jim Calhoun in Washington Post
It was very difficult,Calhoun said. "I think I still have a couple of (marks) from biting my tongue."
- Joey Porter in The Orange and Brown Report
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?"
- Chipper Jones in International Herald Tribune
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."