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  Words related to bite

Related / Similar Words: chomp, pungency, sharpness, collation, snack, morsel, bit, sting, insect bite, prick, seize with teeth, burn

 

Definition:
  • a portion removed from the whole; "the government''s weekly bite from my paycheck";
  • the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws;
  • a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices";
  • wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire";
  • (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite";
  • a light informal meal;
  • a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread";
  • a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person;
  • a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect''s stinger into skin;
  • penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface";
  • deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday";
  • to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her";
  • cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face";

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    See Also: snap at, bite off

     

    Hyponyms: munch, nibble, nip, pinch, refreshment, nosh, coffee break, tea break, chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad, crumb, sop, sops, dog bite, snakebite, bee sting, flea bite, mosquito bite, gnaw, snap at, bite off, nettle, urticate

     

    Grouped Verbs: burn

     

    Derivational Morphology: chomp, champ, seize with teeth, nosh, snack, sting, prick, insect bite, stinger, biter, burn, burning, stinging

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: kafshon   Catalan: mossegar  
    Chinese:   Croatian: gristi  
    Danish: bide   Dutch: bijten  
    Esperanto: mordi   Finnish: puraista and purra  
    French: mordre   German: beißen  
    Hebrew: לנגוס and לנשוך   Hungarian: harap  
    Indonesian: gigit   Italian: mordere and morsicare  
    Japanese: 噛む   Korean: 물어떼다  
    Malayalam: കടി   Maltese: igdem  
    Polish: gryźć   Portuguese: morder  
    Slovak: hrýzať   Slovene: ugrizniti  
    Spanish: morder   Swedish: bita  
    Tagalog: kagat   Turkish: ısırmak  
    Vietnamese: cắn  
     
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