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Definition of Backbite

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  BACKBITE   verb, transitive
To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you.
 

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

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Regular definition:
BACKBITE:
?bŠkba?t v.tr. slander; speak badly of. °°backbiter n.


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