biter

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From bite +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

biter (plural biters)

  1. Agent noun of bite; someone or something who tends to bite.
    Not all dogs are biters.
  2. (fishing) A fish that tends to take bait.
    • 2007, John Shewey, On the Fly Guide to the Northwest (page 79)
      She tried the same cast several times. I signaled her to switch flies. After two such changes we still couldn't move the fish. Some steelhead are biters; some are not.
  3. (curling) A stone that barely touches the outside of the house.
  4. (slang) One who copies someone else's work, style or techniques, especially in hip-hop.
  5. (obsolete) A cheat or fraudster.
  6. (fiction) A zombie.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From bit +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

biter (plural biters)

  1. (in combination, computing) Something (a data unit, machine etc.) with a width of a specified amount of bits.
    • 1978, Product Engineering, volume 49, page unknown:
      The first microprocessor was a 4-bit device called the 4004. Today you can buy 1-bit machines, 4-biters, 8-biters, 12-biters and 16-biters. Which one should you buy, and why?
    • 1994 July 22, Jonathan T. Hunt, “ST Star Raiders”, in rec.games.video.atari, Usenet[1]:
      Didn't know it was an 8-biter first, cool. The ST Star Raiders is pretty cool - my fav one yet & worth any $5.
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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. (transitive, slang) Misspelling of bitter (to understand). (usually used in negative form and especially with rien).

Etymology 2[edit]

From bite.

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. to humiliate, con, dupe, deceive
    Oh putain, il m’a bien bité.
    Oh fuck, he got me good.
Synonyms[edit]

(humiliate, con, dupe):


Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. to touch

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bite (to bite) +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

biter m (definite singular biteren, indefinite plural bitere, definite plural biterne)

  1. a biter, someone who bites
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

biter m

  1. indefinite plural of bit

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. present tense of bite

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. (non-standard since 2012) present tense of bita

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *bit(t)r. Probably originally related to bītan (to bite).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

biter

  1. bitter (taste etc.)
  2. bitter, severe, painful, biting
    Ic [...] bitre breostceare gebiden hæbbe.I have endured bitter heart-pain. (The Seafarer)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: bitter

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

·biter

  1. third-person plural future passive conjunct of benaid

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·biter ·biter
pronounced with /-v(ʲ)-/
·mbiter
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Bitter.

Noun[edit]

biter n (uncountable)

  1. bitters

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English bitter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bǐter/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ter

Noun[edit]

bìter m (Cyrillic spelling бѝтер)

  1. bitter (a bitter drink)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From German bitter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bǐter/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ter

Adjective[edit]

bìter (Cyrillic spelling бѝтер)

  1. bitter, sour (of taste)

References[edit]

  • biter” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • biter” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. present tense of bita.

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Turkish[edit]

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. third-person singular present simple indicative of bitmek