What does baiting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baiting(noun)

    harassment especially of a tethered animal


  1. baiting(Noun)

    A bloodsport involving the act of worrying or tormenting a chained or confined animal by setting dogs upon it.

  2. baiting(Noun)

    The act of luring, as into a trap.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baiting

    of Bait


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baiting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baiting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Babington Macaulay:

    The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.

  2. Roger Stone:

    Chairman Schiff is engaging in the worst kind of red baiting, fear mongering, it's the new McCarthyism, and it's mudslinging.

  3. Jay Leno:

    I came up in the era when Clinton was horny and Bush was dumb. It was a simpler, funny time. Now it is all race baiting and homophobia and Islamophobia.

  4. Anna Bauch:

    I have had professors tell me that certain paper topics would be difficult to write about, such as advocating for the Second Amendment and calling out race-baiting from the left.

  5. Diana Graber:

    I guess that if baiting young girls and sharing their embarrassment via a frightening YouTube video is the best we can do when it comes to 'educating' our kids, it's better than nothing.

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