Definitions for bite

Definitions for (noun) bite

Main entry: bite

Definition: a portion removed from the whole

Usage: the government's weekly bite from my paycheck

Main entry: chomp, bite

Definition: the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

Main entry: sharpness, raciness, pungency, bite

Definition: a strong odor or taste property

Usage: the pungency of mustard; the sulfurous bite of garlic; the sharpness of strange spices; the raciness of the wine

Main entry: pungency, bite

Definition: wit having a sharp and caustic quality

Usage: he commented with typical pungency; the bite of satire

Main entry: bite

Definition: (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait

Usage: after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite

Main entry: snack, collation, bite

Definition: a light informal meal

Main entry: morsel, bit, bite

Definition: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful

Usage: all they had left was a bit of bread

Main entry: bite

Definition: a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

Main entry: bite, sting, insect bite

Definition: a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

Definitions for (verb) bite

Main entry: bite

Definition: penetrate or cut, as with a knife

Usage: The fork bit into the surface

Main entry: bite, sting, prick

Definition: deliver a sting to

Usage: A bee stung my arm yesterday

Main entry: bite, seize with teeth

Definition: to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws

Usage: Gunny invariably tried to bite her

Main entry: sting, bite, burn

Definition: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

Usage: The sun burned his face

Visual thesaurus for bite