biting

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adjective bit·ing \ˈbī-tiŋ\

Definition of biting

  1. :  having the power to bite a biting wind; especially :  able to grip and impress deeply a biting wit

bitingly

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Examples of biting in a Sentence

  1. a biting wind that only the toughest football fans were willing to endure

  2. the biting comments by the popular girls about the new kid in class

14th Century

First Known Use of biting

14th century


BITING Defined for English Language Learners

biting

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adjective bit·ing \ˈbī-tiŋ\

Definition of biting for English Language Learners

  • : unpleasantly cold

  • : having a sharply critical and often clever quality


BITING Defined for Kids

biting

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adjective bit·ing \ˈbī-tiŋ\

Definition of biting for Students

  1. :  causing intense discomfort It was cold, bleak, biting weather … — Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol



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