- a person or animal that bites, especially habitually or viciously: That dog is a biter.
- Chiefly Chesapeake Bay. the larger claw of a crab.
- Obsolete. a cheat; swindler; fraud.
Origin of biter
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Examples from the Web for biter
Ugly as the situation is, I like to think of this biting of the biter.Highways & Byways in Sussex
It certainly was a narrow escape, and it may be said that the “biter was nearly bit.”Percival Keene
The “boxer,” the “biter,” the “hugger,” are the most conspicuous.True Bear Stories
It's biter bit, and I don't pity you one mossel; it sarves you right.The Attache
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Was he not avenged on the highwayman at last, seeing that the biter was bitten!The Strange Story of Rab Rby