What does biting mean?

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

How to pronounce biting?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Austin O'Malley:

    Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.

  2. John Bolton:

    Sanctions are biting, and more added last night.

  3. Natasha Burgert:

    Teething is not a medical problem. Teething is natural, it's important, and the vast majority of kids really do great, so, teething isn't something that parents should be worried about or something that need tremendous action plans, however, if they do notice their kids are fussy and biting on things we can address them in many ways.

  4. Mark Christmann:

    When I first sink my teeth into it, there’s a lot of crunch, imagine snapping twigs, that’s what I heard in my head when I was biting. Twigs snapping, a lot of them.

  5. John Bolton:

    Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons, its threats to exceed the limits set in the failed Iran nuclear deal in the coming days ... are not signs of a nation seeking peace, sanctions are biting, and more added last night.

Images & Illustrations of biting

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    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    • A. encumbrance
    • B. abandon
    • C. reciprocal
    • D. elation

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