noun see backbite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Backbiter — is a protopunk band from Los Angeles. They played their first show October 23, 1991, at the Shamrock Bar (now a strip club) in Los Angeles, CA on a bill with Dicktit, the Jack Brewer Band and The Drills (whose organist, Jeff Muendel, later joined …   Wikipedia

  • Backbiter — Back bit er, n. One who backbites; a secret calumniator or detractor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • backbiter — See backbite. * * * …   Universalium

  • backbiter — noun person who says nasty things about another person behind the second persons back: that is, out of sight and hearing of the second person. See Also: back, backbite, backstab, bite, biter …   Wiktionary

  • backbiter — sb. Rel. S. vii. 25 …   Oldest English Words

  • backbiter — n. gossip, slanderer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • backbiter — n. Slanderer, defamer, traducer, calumniator, libeller, maligner, reviler, vilifier, detractor …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • backbiter — back·bit·er …   English syllables

  • backbiter —    Alapahi, mea paoke e, aki …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • backbiter — noun one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel • Syn: ↑defamer, ↑maligner, ↑slanderer, ↑vilifier, ↑libeler, ↑traducer • Derivationally related forms: ↑traduce …   Useful english dictionary

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