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Definitions and Synonyms of biting | Another word for biting | What is biting?

Definition 1: causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where biting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bitter cold
  • a biting wind

Synonyms for biting in the sense of this definition

(biting is similar to ...) causing physical or psychological pain

"worked with painful slowness"

Definition 2: capable of wounding - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where biting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a barbed compliment
  • a biting aphorism
  • pungent satire

Synonyms for biting in the sense of this definition

(biting is similar to ...) expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds

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