Definition of Biter

1. Noun. Someone who bites.

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Nibbler
Derivative terms: Bite

Definition of Biter

1. n. One who, or that which, bites; that which bites often, or is inclined to bite, as a dog or fish.

Definition of Biter

1. Noun. Agent noun of bite; someone of something who bites. ¹

2. Noun. (curling) A stone that barely touches the outside of the house. ¹

3. Noun. (slang) One who plagiarizes. ¹

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Definition of Biter

1. one that bites [n -S] - See also: bites

Medical Definition of Biter

1. 1. One who, or that which, bites; that which bites often, or is inclined to bite, as a dog or fish. "Great barkers are no biters." 2. One who cheats; a sharper. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biter

bite the big one
bite the biscuit
bite the bullet
bite the dust
bite the hand that feeds one
bite to eat
bite wing
bite wings
bitemporal hemianopia
biter (current term)
bites the bullet
bites the dust
bitewing film
bitewing radiograph

Literary usage of Biter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Agriculturist (1846)
"If the horse be a biter out of the stable as well as in, then keep the ... The crib-biter is so called because he seizes the manger (crib as it is called in ..."

2. The Life and Stories of the Jaina Savior, Pārçvanātha by Aristophanes, Bhāvadevasūri, Richard Thomas Elliott, William Joseph Myles Starkie (1919)
"34: biter bit. This is the popular fiction motif which may be designated, ‘biter bit. ... Excellent ‘biter bit' stories are told in Jug, ..."

3. A Parody Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1904)
"THE biter BIT THE sun is in the sky, mother, the flowers are springing fair; And the melody of woodland birds is stirring in the air; The river, ..."

4. The Green Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang (1906)
"THE biter BIT ONCE upon a time there lived a man called Simon, who was very rich, but at the same time as stingy and miserly as he could be. ..."

5. Contemporary French Novelists: And Other Tales from India by William Henry Denham Rouse, William Crooke, William Heath Robinson, René Doumic, Mary D. Frost (1922)
"... The Cunning Jackal Or, The biter Bit JACKAL lived on one side of a deep river, and on the other side were fields upon fields ..."

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