Bitch �n. 1 female dog or other canine animal. 2 slang offens. Spiteful woman. 3 slang unpleasant or difficult thing. �v. 1 speak scathingly or spitefully. 2 complain. [old english]Bitchy adj. (-ier, -iest) slang spiteful. bitchily adv. Bitchiness n. batboat Bite �v. (-ting; past bit; past part. Bitten) 1 cut or puncture with the teeth. 2 (foll. By off, away, etc.) Detach thus. 3 (of an insect etc.) Sting. 4 (of a wheel etc.) Grip, penetrate. 5 accept bait or an inducement. 6 be harsh in effect, esp. Intentionally. 7 (in passive) a swindle. B (foll. By by, with, etc.) Be infected by (enthusiasm etc.). 8 colloq. Worry, perturb. 9 cause smarting pain (biting wind). 10 be sharp or effective (biting wit). 11 (foll. By at) snap at. �n. 1 act of biting. 2 wound etc. Made by biting. 3 a mouthful of food. B snack. 4 taking of bait by a fish. 5 pungency (esp. Of flavour). 6 incisiveness, sharpness. 7 position of the teeth when the jaws are closed. bite the dust slang die. Bite a person's head off colloq. Respond angrily. Bite one's lip repress emotion etc. [old english]Bias binding n. Strip of fabric cut obliquely and used to bind edges.Bit on the side n. Slang sexual relationship involving infidelity.Biathlon n. Athletic contest in skiing and shooting or cycling and running. [from *bi-, after *pentathlon]Bias �n. 1 (often foll. By towards, against) predisposition or prejudice. 2 statistics distortion of a statistical result due to a neglected factor. 3 edge cut obliquely across the weave of a fabric. 4 sport a irregular shape given to a bowl. B oblique course this causes it to run. �v. (-s- or -ss-) 1 (esp. As biased adj.) Influence (usu. Unfairly); prejudice. 2 give a bias to. on the bias obliquely, diagonally. [french]Bitchy adj. (-ier, -iest) slang spiteful. bitchily adv. Bitchiness n.Bias binding n. Strip of fabric cut obliquely and used to bind edges.Bit on the side n. Slang sexual relationship involving infidelity.