come back to bite one


: to cause problems for one at a later time
Their decision not to invest more money in new equipment may come back to bite them eventually.

Dictionary Entries Near come back to bite one

Cite this Entry

“Come back to bite one.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!