[ bahy-ter ]
/ ˈbaɪ tər /
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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.
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How to use biter in a sentence
Abdicating market share to ankle-biters is a notoriously poor business strategy for an oligarchic industry like publishing.Are Indie Presses the Minor Leagues of Publishing?|James McGirk|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Not many books about Zen monks can be called nail-biters, but this one can.This Week’s Hot Reads||July 27, 2010|DAILY BEAST
There's kickers and biters and shirks amongst them; but if they won't learn and can't learn, they get 'condemned.'The Cup of Trembling and Other Stories|Mary Hallock Foote
He said at the time that he wasnt afraid of them little fanciful biters, or something of the kind.The Sea and the Jungle|H. M. Tomlinson
They range from one to five pounds, are good biters and make a noble resistance to avoid the landing net.Fishing With The Fly|Charles F. Orvis and Others
There a duck was sitting on her eggs between the jaws of an ox, which you call 'biters of straw.'
She gathered together her building timber: 'biters of straw' sheltered her, and 'drink's echoing cavern' was above her.