from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. A past participle of bite.
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- v. Past participle of bite
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- p. p. of bite.
- adj. Terminating abruptly, as if bitten off; premorse.
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And, his blog, bitten is definitely worth a look - I check it out about once a week. renewbee
As attractive as it sounds, the risk of a major liability should something go wrong and an allergic person – guilty or not – be bitten is just too great.
Ok, putting them back half bitten is something only I thought I did.
The fashion photographer Steven Meisel and I have worked together often throughout the years, and he coined bitten lips as a term.
Well, it appears that once bitten is twice shy: Morrison’s released his follow-up effort on his Web site well in advance of the album’s release — presumably in hopes that fans, at least, will give it a listen before the tastemakers weigh in.
Darrell said this with a growl, each word bitten off in anger.
So far, no agents have bitten, which is a shame because I have all the wealth of experience that you gain from being two years older than Katherine Schwarzenegger.
“You got her a job,” Sylvie said, each word bitten off, hard and distinct.
When we first meet him, he has already had his throat cut or bitten, which is spurting blood and yet it took him ten minutes to die.
This is more likely to happen the more people are bitten, that is, the more time they spend outside in rural areas from dusk to dawn.