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BITING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does biting mean? 

BITING (adjective)
  The adjective BITING has 2 senses:

1. capable of wounding
2. causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold

  Familiarity information: BITING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BITING (adjective)


Sense 1biting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capable of wounding

Synonyms:

barbed; biting; mordacious; nipping; pungent

Context examples:

a barbed compliment / a biting aphorism / pungent satire

Similar:

sarcastic (expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds)


Sense 2biting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold

Synonyms:

biting; bitter

Context examples:

bitter cold / a biting wind

Similar:

painful (causing physical or psychological pain)


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