Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which bites; an animal given to biting; a fish apt to take bait.
- n. One who cheats or defrauds; also, formerly, one who deceives by way of joke.
- n. Agent noun of bite; someone of something who bites.
- n. curling A stone that barely touches the outside of the house.
- n. slang One who plagiarizes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, bites; that which bites often, or is inclined to bite, as a dog or fish.
- n. colloq. One who cheats; a sharper.
- n. someone who bites
- bite + -er (Wiktionary)
“It sounds like the biter is still on his acid trip from the 60 s.”
“When my own son was in preschool, there was a "biter" in the classroom and a group of parents were adamant about trying to get a toddler removed from the school rather than figuring out a way with the teacher and family to change her behavior.”
“He was known as a biter, which would’ve made him awfully hard to adopt!”
“As the chopped and screwed hook stutters along over jacked-straight-from-Inglish minimalism, whispers of "biter" enter the mind.”
“biter", and still every now and then we'd be unable to stop him biting someone.”
“It was a bit of a nail-biter," said Rory Bruer, Sony's head of distribution.”
“I see I've attracted an ankle-biter with a Sonoma County pedigree.”
“Nevada GOP Senate candidate Sharron Angle's confidence remains unbowed, even as many predict that her battle against Harry Reid today will be a nail-biter.”
“After a nail-biter of a race, and days of counting absentee and contested ballots, it became clear that Murkowski had no chance of victory and she conceded the race.”
“In the 1980s, Joe Montana served as inspiration for an ankle-biter growing up a San Francisco 49ers fan in northern California.”
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