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biting British & World English

(Of insects and certain other animals) able to wound the skin with a sting or fangs

bite British & World English

Use the teeth to cut into (something)

stonecrop British & World English

A small fleshy-leaved plant which typically has star-shaped yellow or white flowers and grows among rocks or on walls

crib-biting British & World English

A repetitive habit of some horses which involves the biting and chewing of wood in the stable, causing excessive wear to the front teeth

nail-biting British & World English

Causing great anxiety or tension

biting midge British & World English

A minute fly which typically occurs in large swarms. The female has piercing mouthparts and feeds on the blood of a variety of animals, including humans

backbiting British & World English

Malicious talk about someone who is not present

louse British & World English

Either of two small wingless parasitic insects that live on the skin of mammals and birds:

bite one's lip in bite British & World English

Repress an emotion; stifle laughter or repress a retort

bite something back in bite British & World English

Refrain with difficulty from saying something, making a sound, or expressing an emotion

bite one's lip British & World English

Repress an emotion; stifle laughter or repress a retort

bite something back British & World English

Refrain with difficulty from saying something, making a sound, or expressing an emotion

bite one's nails in bite British & World English

Chew at one’s nails as a nervous habit

bite one's tongue in bite British & World English

Make a desperate effort to avoid saying something

bite one's nails British & World English

Chew at one’s nails as a nervous habit

bite one's tongue British & World English

Make a desperate effort to avoid saying something

midge British & World English

A small or minute two-winged fly that forms swarms and breeds near water or marshy areas

bite the bullet in bite British & World English

Decide to do something difficult or unpleasant that one has been putting off or hesitating over

bite the bullet British & World English

Decide to do something difficult or unpleasant that one has been putting off or hesitating over

bite someone's head off in head British & World English

Reply sharply and brusquely to someone

bite someone's head off British & World English

Reply sharply and brusquely to someone

non-biting midges in midge British & World English

A small or minute two-winged fly that forms swarms and breeds near water or marshy areas

bite the hand that feeds one in bite British & World English

Deliberately hurt or offend a benefactor

bite the hand that feeds one British & World English

Deliberately hurt or offend a benefactor

bite off more than one can chew in bite British & World English

Take on a commitment one cannot fulfil

bite off more than one can chew British & World English

Take on a commitment one cannot fulfil

biting English Thesaurus

a biting commentary on contemporary life

biting English-Spanish

cortante, penetrante

nail-biting English-Spanish

angustioso

what's biting you? in bite English-Spanish

¿qué mosca te ha picado?