1. biting

adjective. ['ˈbaɪtɪŋ'] capable of wounding.


  • barbed
  • pungent
  • nipping
  • sarcastic


  • tasteless
  • hot
  • respectful
  • uncritical

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Rhymes with Biting

  • overexciting
  • uninviting
  • unexciting
  • underwriting
  • reigniting
  • reuniting
  • overwriting
  • uniting
  • rewriting
  • reciting
  • inviting
  • indicting
  • inciting
  • igniting
  • exciting
  • delighting
  • benighting
  • whiting
  • slighting
  • writing
  • siting
  • sighting
  • lighting
  • kiting
  • fighting
  • citing

How do you pronounce biting?

Pronounce biting as ˈbaɪtɪŋ.

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Sentences with biting

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
There’s nothing more refreshing than biting into juicy fresh fruit in the summer.

Quotes about biting

1. I like doing comedy, I like doing drama. Naturally I like to do, I like doing dramas, I like conflict, and when I do a comedy, you know, I've found that, like, romantic comedy is the trickiest one, because often it's neither: it's not romantic and it's not funny. So, like, I like a comedy that's biting. It's biting humor or really quirky humor.
- Matt Dillon

2. You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.
- Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

3. Can't stand all these poisonous creatures, all these snakes and insects and fish and things. Wretched things, biting everybody. And then people expect me to tell them what to do about it. I'll tell them what to do. Don't get bitten in the first place. (quoting Dr. Struan Sutherland)
- Douglas Adams

2. nail-biting

adjective. (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense.


  • tense
  • cliff-hanging
  • suspenseful


  • decisive
  • easy
  • unagitated
  • relax

3. biting

adjective. ['ˈbaɪtɪŋ'] causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold.


  • painful


  • safe
  • unarmed