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biter

[bahy-ter] /ˈbaɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or animal that bites, especially habitually or viciously:
That dog is a biter.
2.
Chiefly Chesapeake Bay. the larger claw of a crab.
3.
Obsolete. a cheat; swindler; fraud.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see bite, -er1
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  • It was the latest chapter in the continuing legal saga, and not exactly a nail-biter.
  • Annette is quick tempered and a compulsive nail biter.
  • The velvety tree ant, however, is an aggressive biter.
Slang definitions & phrases for biter

biter

noun
  1. Someone who copies another
  2. A thief: biters made off with his pencils
  3. Teeth •Used in the plural

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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