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Definition of the noun backbiter

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noun - plural: backbiters

  1. one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel

Alternative definition of the noun backbiter


  1. person who says nasty things about another person behind the second person's back: that is, out of sight and hearing of the second person.


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Google previewCommunities in Fiction (2014)

by J. Hillis Miller

A backbiter is a columniador or a murmurador. Spanish, alas, does not contain the marvelous pun in the English word “backbite.” The word sounds just like something a dog might do, bite back. The connection of the cynics with satire or with ...

Google previewThe English Dictionary before Cawdrey (1985)

by Gabriele Stein

*A detractour: an ill reporter: a backbiter: a slaunderer. Obtrectator, pen. prod. tatoris, m. g. Cic.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms... (1898)

With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows


Google previewA Dictionary of the Choctaw Language (1915)

by Cyrus Byington

anumpa chukushpali, anshakachi, hatak nanu- machi, na mihachi, nan inmihachi backbiter; achokushpali, anshakachi, hatak nanumachi, na mihachi, nan inmi- hachi backbiter, a great; hatak nanumachi shali backbone; nahehqba, nalifoni, ...

Google previewA Dictionary and Glossary of the Koran (2013)

by John Penrice

A backbiter. image A slanderer. image the Devil. Evil suggestions of image To break, march all night without halting. image n.a. A shuffling sound, properly, of camels' feet. image no primitive form, To put anything in the girdle called image ...

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Backbiter Meaning

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Quotes about Backbiter

Be an openbook.
Go on
keeping relation.

has no place.

Be a realman
go on.

The world is
at your hand.
Do whatever
you like.

Forget not
destruction is
written in
your hand. (Gajanan Mishra)
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Scrabble value of B3A1C3K5B3I1T1E1R1

The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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