bite-size

adjective
\ ˈbīt-ˌsīz How to pronounce bite-size (audio) \
variants: or less commonly bite-sized \ ˈbīt-​ˌsīzd How to pronounce bite-sized (audio) \

Definition of bite-size

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

First Known Use of bite-size

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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bite-size

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of bite-size

: small enough to be eaten in one bite

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