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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Past tense of bite, something which has had a bite taken out of it.

Usage examples (33)
  • Ok, putting them back half bitten is something only I thought I did.
  • And, his blog, bitten is definitely worth a look - I check it out about once a week. renewbee
  • The fashion photographer Steven Meisel and I have worked together often throughout the years, and he coined bitten lips as a term.
  • “You got her a job,” Sylvie said, each word bitten off, hard and distinct. for more
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  • He was "bitten" (past participle of bite) by the one who had "bidden" (commanded) him to come closer.
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