that bites

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of that bites

used to express disappointment or disgust
  • "They canceled the concert." "Man, that bites!"

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

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

  1. : the act of biting

  2. : the manner of biting

  3. : food: such as


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up that bites? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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