mosquito bite

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  • Hyphenation: mos‧qui‧to bite

Noun[edit]

mosquito bite (plural mosquito bites)

  1. (usually in the plural, slang, potentially offensive) A small breast of a woman.
    • 2008, Kate Willoughby, A Wolf at Her Door, Akron, Oh.: Ellora's Cave Publishing, →ISBN, page 46:
      Well, Adam didn't seem to have a problem with the size of her breasts. Paige had found that if a guy was thrown by her mosquito bites, he'd do one of two things.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see mosquito,‎ bite.
    • 2001, Ben Mikaelsen, Touching Spirit Bear, New York, N.Y.: HarperCollins, ISBN 978-0-06-073400-8; republished New York, N.Y.: HarperTrophy, 2005, ISBN 978-0-06-073400-8, page 121:
      Half your bones are busted, your body is swollen like one huge mosquito bite, and you're nearly starved to death. Believe me, Champ, you're not okay.
    • 2002, Jacqueline Stanley, Essentials of Immunology & Serology, Albany, N.Y.: Delmar Thomson Learning, →ISBN, page 403:
      From there, the cycle may be initiated once again when the sporozoites are released into the blood stream during a mosquito bite.

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