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biting British & World English

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

biting English Thesaurus

a biting commentary on contemporary life

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:

midge British & World English

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

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


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