A small amount of solid food; a mouthful.
synonyms: bit, morsel.
Dutch: beet, brok, hap
A painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin.
synonyms: insect bite, sting.
A light informal meal.
synonyms: collation, snack.
Dutch: hap, hapje, knabbeltje, snack, tussendoortje, versnapering
angling An instance of a fish taking the bait.
Wit having a sharp and caustic quality:
— The bite of satire.
The act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws.
A portion removed from the whole.
To grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws:
— Gunny invariably tried to bite her.
synonym: seize with teeth.
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be the dupe of;
fall into a trap;
swallow the bait,
nibble at the bait;
catch a Tartar.
play one false,
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Dutch: afbijten, bijten, hap, happen
Cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort.
synonyms: burn, sting.
Penetrate or cut, as with a knife.
Deliver a sting to.
synonyms: prick, sting.
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Moby thesaurus: acerbity, acidity, acridity, acrimony, acuminate, acute pain, adhere to, afflict, agonize, ail, allotment, allowance, and sinker, astringency, auger, bait, be a sucker, be keen, be taken in, bear hug ... show more.
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