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1. backbite

verb. ['ˈbækˌbaɪt'] say mean things.

Synonyms

  • complain
  • kvetch
  • kick
  • quetch
  • bitch
  • plain

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • fancy
  • pretentious
  • complex

Etymology

  • bakbiten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Backbite

  • exabyte
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  • kilobyte
  • megabyte
  • snakebite
  • soundbite

How do you pronounce backbite?

Pronounce backbite as ˈbækˌbaɪt.

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Example sentences of the word backbite


1. Verb, base form
Employees may start to bicker, complain, gossip or backbite out of anger, insecurity or unhappiness about their work demands.

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