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Etymology

1. mosquito

noun. ['məˈskiːtoʊ'] two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals.

Synonyms

  • Culicidae
  • anopheline
  • dipteran
  • yellow-fever mosquito
  • two-winged insects
  • dipteron
  • Aedes albopictus
  • Asian tiger mosquito
  • Culex quinquefasciatus
  • common mosquito
  • gnat
  • Culex pipiens
  • Culex fatigans
  • family Culicidae
  • malarial mosquito
  • dipterous insect
  • Aedes aegypti

Etymology

  • mosquito (Spanish)
  • mosca (Spanish)

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Words that Rhyme with Mosquito Bite

  • overexcite
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  • nonwhite
  • forthright
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  • contrite
  • riunite
  • reunite
  • overwrite
  • overnite
  • overnight
  • mcwright
  • mcwhite
  • mcright
  • mcknight
  • mccright
  • macknight
  • enwright
  • despite
  • clevite
  • uptight
  • upright
  • tonite
  • tonight
  • strite
  • streit

Example sentences of the word mosquito-bite


1. Noun Phrase
Never scratch a mosquito bite -- this can make the itching worse and may cause an infection.

2. Noun Phrase
Consult a doctor if you suspect you have an infected mosquito bite.

3. Noun Phrase
Dengue fever most often is transmitted through mosquito bite.

4. Noun Phrase
The red bumps of a mosquito bite are the body's allergic reaction to the bite.

2. bite

verb. ['ˈbaɪt'] to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws.

Synonyms

  • seize with teeth
  • bite off
  • grip
  • nip
  • nibble
  • snap at
  • gnaw

Antonyms

  • loser
  • defeat
  • successful
  • unsuccessful

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bite

verb. ['ˈbaɪt'] cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort.

Synonyms

  • urticate
  • nettle
  • sting
  • smart
  • ache
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • annexe
  • element
  • afterthought
  • annex

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bite

verb. ['ˈbaɪt'] penetrate or cut, as with a knife.

Antonyms

  • good nature

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] a small amount of solid food; a mouthful.

Synonyms

  • sops
  • chew
  • bit
  • quid
  • taste
  • chaw
  • crumb
  • sop
  • cud
  • plug
  • morsel
  • mouthful

Antonyms

  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • backward
  • styleless

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person.

Synonyms

  • lesion
  • snakebite
  • dog bite

Antonyms

  • slow
  • mild
  • unfold
  • indistinctness

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] a portion removed from the whole.

Synonyms

  • deduction

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • tasteful

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws.

Synonyms

  • chomp
  • pinch
  • eating
  • nip
  • munch
  • nibble

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • dislike
  • dry
  • uncork

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] wit having a sharp and caustic quality.

Synonyms

  • humor
  • humour
  • pungency
  • wittiness
  • wit

Antonyms

  • undamaged
  • inelasticity
  • stand still
  • open

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait.

Antonyms

  • bore

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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