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Princeton's WordNet

  1. biternoun

    someone who bites


  1. biternoun

    Agent noun of bite; someone of something who bites.

    Not all dogs are biters.

  2. biternoun

    A stone that barely touches the outside of the house.

  3. biternoun

    One who plagiarizes.

  4. Etymology: Probably originally related to bitan. Cognate with Old Saxon bittar, Old High German bittar (German bitter), Old Norse bitr (Swedish bitter).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Biternoun

    Etymology: from bite.

    Great barkers are no biters. William Camden, Remains.

    He is so bold, that he will invade one of his own kind, and you may therefore easily believe him to be a bold biter. Izaak Walton.

    A biter is one who tells you a thing, you have no reason to disbelieve in itself, and perhaps has given you, before he bit you, no reason to disbelieve it for his saying it; and, if you give him credit, laughs in your face, and triumphs that he has deceived you. He is one who thinks you a fool, because you do not think him a knave. Spectator, №. 504.


  1. biter

    A biter is person, animal, or thing that uses their teeth to cut, wound or grip; or, an individual or animal who has a tendency or habit of biting. It can also refer to something that is particularly harsh, sharp, or discomforting in literal or metaphorical ways.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Biternoun

    one who, or that which, bites; that which bites often, or is inclined to bite, as a dog or fish

  2. Biternoun

    one who cheats; a sharper

Rap Dictionary

  1. biternoun

    1.Someone who bites. Bop to the funky beat, kick my rhymes in the street and when a biter bites my rhymes they're the tough meat -- Donald-D featuring Ice-T (Lost in a Freestyle) 2.Specifically, someone who copies some else. "You's a, beat biter, a Pac style taker,I'll tell you to ya face you aint shit but a faker" - Idi Amin in 2Pac - Hit 'Em Up

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BITER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Biter is ranked #61123 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Biter surname appeared 329 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Biter.

    90.8% or 299 total occurrences were White.
    3.6% or 12 total occurrences were Asian.
    3.6% or 12 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. rebit

  2. Tiber

  3. tribe

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of biter in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of biter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of biter in a Sentence

  1. Peter Hotez:

    Aedes aegypti tends to be a day biter, but once it’s inside houses, it could bite anytime.

  2. Bob Baffert:

    That was a nail-biter. ... I'm so happy that we got it done, he's just a great horse, to handle all that pressure and keep on running.

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    an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
    • A. equivalent
    • B. soft-witted
    • C. proprietary
    • D. unsealed

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