bite back

verb

(tr, adverb) to restrain (a hurtful, embarrassing, or indiscreet remark); avoid saying

Nearby words

  1. bitchin’,
  2. bitchy,
  3. bitcoin,
  4. bite,
  5. bite analysis,
  6. bite gauge,
  7. bite off more than one can chew,
  8. bite one's nails,
  9. bite one's tongue,
  10. bite someone's head off

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