Associations to the word «Biting»

Wiktionary

BITING, verb. Present participle of bite
BITING, noun. The action of the verb to bite.
BITING, noun. An occurrence of a bite.
BITING, adjective. Causing a stinging sensation.
BITING, adjective. Cutting or incisive.
BITING, adjective. Tending to bite.
BITING MIDGE, noun. Any Ceratopogonidae, a family of small flies (1-4 mm long) in the order Diptera.
BITING MIDGES, noun. Plural of biting midge
BITING POINT, noun. The point were the clutch engages when the pedal is released.
BITING THE BULLET, verb. Present participle of bite the bullet
BITING THE DUST, verb. Present participle of bite the dust

Dictionary definition

BITING, adjective. Capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire".
BITING, adjective. Causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold; "bitter cold"; "a biting wind".

Wise words

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