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bite

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 a small piece or quantity of food
  • had only a bite to eat before rushing off

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3 an uncomfortable degree of coolness
  • weather with a bite that suggested winter was right around the corner

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bite

verb
informal + sometimes impolite

Synonyms & Antonyms of bite (Entry 2 of 2)

to be objectionable or unsatisfactory
  • man, that really bites that you have to work on the weekend

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The first known use of bite was before the 12th century

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“Bite.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bite. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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