variants or less commonly bite-sized
1
: of a size that can be eaten in one bite
bite-size pieces of chicken
2
: being or made small or brief especially so as to be easily manageable
bite-size tasks
bite-size essays

Examples of bite-size in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Obviously, break these down into tiny bite-size pieces in her younger years. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2024 Brown the ground turkey, breaking it down into bite-size pieces, about 5 to 7 minutes. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 6 Apr. 2024 The entry’s spelling of DONUT differs from the one The Times’s stylebook prefers — but this is a bite-size issue, at most. Sam Corbin, New York Times, 31 Mar. 2024 Cut a loaf of country white bread into cubes rather than slices to create bite-size bits of French toast. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Mar. 2024 But this ease of access to bite-size information has also made social media platforms prone to spreading unchecked disinformation. Angela Yang, NBC News, 26 Mar. 2024 However, if time is tight and artistic skills are in short supply, simply top the parfaits with your favorite bite-size Easter candy. Anna Theoktisto, Southern Living, 25 Mar. 2024 Spread the nuts into a flat layer on the baking sheet and separate them into small bite-size clusters, then set aside to cool to room temperature. Jing Gao, Saveur, 31 Jan. 2024 Inside the album’s minute-long songs, Whack introduced a fun-loving and audacious persona capable of tongue-twisting lyricism, bubbly displays of melody, and bite-size storytelling, all with the theatricality and presence of a character actor. The New Yorker, 8 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bite-size was in 1946

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“Bite-size.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bite-size. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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