Thesaurus for bite
Pronunciation of bite: B AY1 T (baɪt)
Number of syllables of bite: 1
Pronunciation Video of bite
Definition of bite
- (n): a portion removed from the whole; "the government''s weekly bite from my paycheck"
- (n): the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
- (n): a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"
- (n): wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"
- (n): (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
- (n): a light informal meal
- (n): a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
- (n): a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
- (n): a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect''s stinger into skin
- (v): penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface"
- (v): deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
- (v): to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
- (v): cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
Examples of bite
- He got a bite from tarantula.
- Some medical conditions necessitate a bite now and then.
- I wanted to have a bite of the ambrosial dish.
- She is wont to bite her nails.
- They nudge, jostle, and even bite for food.
- He ignored the bite and became symptomatic in January 2007.
- Grab a bite to eat there and savor the goodness.
- The boy grabbed a bite off the blueberry pie.
- Fortunately the subspecies is docile and a fatal bite is rare.
- The temperament is quite docile with rarely any attempts to bite.