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bite the dust

Definition of bite the dust

informal

  1. :  to die or stop functioning <My old car finally bit the dust and I had to buy a new one.>



Word by Word Definitions

biteplay
  1. :  to seize especially with teeth or jaws so as to enter, grip, or wound

    :  to wound, pierce, or sting especially with a fang or a proboscis

    :  to cut or pierce with or as if with an edged weapon

  1. :  the act of biting

    :  the manner of biting

    :  occlusion

dustplay
  1. :  fine particles of matter (as of earth)

    :  the particles into which something disintegrates

    :  something worthless

  1. :  to make dusty

    :  to make free of dust

    :  to sprinkle with fine particles


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