What does backbite mean?

Definitions for backbiteˈbækˌbaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backbite, bitch(verb)

    say mean things


  1. backbite(Noun)

    One who engages in backbiting; a backbiter.

  2. backbite(Verb)

    To make spiteful slanderous or defamatory statements about someone.

  3. backbite(Verb)

    To attack from behind or when out of earshot.

  4. backbite(Verb)

    To speak badly of an absent individual.

  5. Origin: From bakbiten, bacbiten, equivalent to . Cognate with bakbíta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Backbite(verb)

    to wound by clandestine detraction; to censure meanly or spitefully (an absent person); to slander or speak evil of (one absent)

  2. Backbite(verb)

    to censure or revile the absent


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backbite in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backbite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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Translations for backbite

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  • يغتب اهArabic
  • злословяBulgarian
  • afterreden, verleumden, anschwärzenGerman
  • calumniarSpanish
  • salir, diffamer, calomnierFrench
  • baknaga, rógbera, rægjaIcelandic
  • 陰口を言う, 中傷Japanese
  • злословить, [[поливать]] [[грязь, хулить, хаять, порочитьRussian

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