biting

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English[edit]

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Verb[edit]

biting

  1. Present participle of bite.

Noun[edit]

biting (plural bitings)

  1. The action of the verb to bite.
  2. An occurrence of a bite.

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Adjective[edit]

biting (comparative more biting, superlative most biting)

  1. Causing a stinging sensation.
    a biting wind
  2. Cutting or incisive.
    a biting criticism
  3. Tending to bite.
    a biting insect

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bi- (by-) +‎ ting (thing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bitenɡ/, [ˈb̥itˢeŋˀ]

Noun[edit]

biting c (singular definite bitingen, plural indefinite biting)

  1. a matter of secondary importance

Usage notes[edit]

Almost always used in the indefinite form.

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