biter

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbaɪtəʳ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bītər)



WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bit•er  (bītər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a person or animal that bites, esp. habitually or viciously:That dog is a biter.
  2. Dialect Terms[Chiefly Chesapeake Bay.]the larger claw of a crab.
  3. [Obs.]a cheat;
    swindler;
    fraud.
  • 1250–1300; Middle English; see bite, -er1

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