Translation of "bite" - English-German dictionary

bite

verb /bait/ (past tense bit /bit/, past participle bitten /ˈbitn/)

to seize, grasp or tear (something) with the teeth or jaws

bißen
The dog bit his leg
He was bitten by a mosquito.
biting adjective

very cold and causing discomfort

beißend
a biting wind.

wounding or hurtful

beißend
a biting remark.
bite the dust

to fail; to be unsuccessful

ins Gras beißen
That’s another scheme that’s bitten the dust.

(Translation of “bite” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)