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English definition of “biting”

biting

adjective    /ˈbɑɪt̬·ɪŋ/
severe and unpleasant ; strong enough to hurt : A cold , biting wind blew in from the north . If you describe a remark as biting, you mean that it was strongly critical , often accurate , and likely to hurt someone’s feelings : He delivered a biting attack on political favoritism .
(Definition of biting adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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