Definition of Backbites

1. Verb. (third-person singular of backbite) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of backbite) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Backbites

1. backbite [v] - See also: backbite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backbites

backband
backbands
backbeat
backbeats
backbench
backbencher
backbenchers
backbenches
backbend
backbends
backbit
backbite
backbiter
backbiters
backbites (current term)
backbiting
backbitings
backbitten
backblast
backblasts
backblock
backblocks
backboard
backboard splint
backboards
backbond
backbonding ligand
backbonds
backbone

Literary usage of Backbites

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1. An Arabic-English Lexicon: Derived from the Best and the Most Copious by Edward William Lane (1893)
"Jj :) [or rather] the first and second are intensive epithets (TA) [but the third is not intensive] : or one who backbites his brother; as also *jCA: (Lth, ..."

2. A Gift for Muslim Women = by Muḥammad ʻĀshiq Ilāhī (2001)
"... and Namam the scholars hold that Namam is the person who is present among the people and then after leaving them, backbites against them and the ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... and Sir Benjamin backbites of society. The Violette, they began to whisper, was a daughter of Lord Burlington, by a Florentine of rank ; and when, ..."

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