biting ADJECTIVE 1) (of a wind or the air) painfully cold. 2) (of wit or criticism) harsh or cruel.
DERIVATIVES bitingly adverb.

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  • Bitingly — Bit ing*ly, adv. In a biting manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bitingly — adverb In a biting manner. The wind was bitingly cold …   Wiktionary

  • bitingly — adverb see biting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bitingly — See biting. * * * …   Universalium

  • bitingly — adv. sarcastically, stingingly, cuttingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bitingly — bit·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • bitingly — See: biting …   English dictionary

  • bitingly — adverb extremely and sharply it was bitterly cold bitter cold • Syn: ↑piercingly, ↑bitterly, ↑bitter • Derived from adjective: ↑biting, ↑bitter ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • nail-bitingly — adverb In a nail biting manner …   Wiktionary

  • biting — bitingly, adv. bitingness, n. /buy ting/, adj. 1. nipping; smarting; keen: biting cold; a biting sensation on the tongue. 2. cutting; sarcastic: a biting remark. [1250 1300; ME bitynge. See BITE, ING2] Syn. 2. incisive, trenchant; caustic,… …   Universalium

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