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Definitions for biting
ˈbaɪ tɪŋbit·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barbed, biting, nipping, pungent, mordaciousadjective

    capable of wounding

    "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"

  2. biting, bitteradjective

    causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold

    "bitter cold"; "a biting wind"

Wiktionary

  1. bitingnoun

    The action of the verb to bite.

  2. bitingnoun

    An occurrence of a bite.

  3. bitingadjective

    Causing a stinging sensation.

    a biting wind

  4. bitingadjective

    Cutting or incisive.

    a biting criticism

  5. bitingadjective

    Tending to bite.

    a biting insect

Webster Dictionary

  1. Biting

    of Bite

  2. Bitingadjective

    that bites; sharp; cutting; sarcastic; caustic

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of biting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of biting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of biting in a Sentence

  1. An Ohio woman:

    Please hurry. He’s biting my nose.

  2. Janice Stillman:

    2015 predictions of a bleak and biting winter.

  3. Boris Nemtsov:

    He was seen as a handsome, charismatic, open and energetic man. An artistic orator with a biting tongue ... And of course Boris will be missed like spice, which in small doses can give a rich taste.

  4. Iran Bolton:

    As President Trump said on Friday, our military is rebuilt, new, and ready to go -- by far the best in the world, sanctions are biting, and more were added last night. Iran can never have nuclear weapons, not against the USA, not against the world.

  5. Sven Behrendt:

    It doesn't make sense to bite into the capital of a fund for stabilization purposes – you should just withdraw monies equivalent to the investment return, the moment you are biting into the capital, you are challenging the very purpose of long-term savings funds.

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