backbitten


backbitten
apmelošana, neslavas celšana; apmelot, celt neslavu

English-Latvian dictionary. 2013.

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  • backbitten — back·bite || bækbaɪt v. slander one who is not present, gossip, disparage, libel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • backbite — backbiter, n. /bak buyt /, v., backbit, backbitten or (Informal) backbit; backbiting. v.t. 1. to attack the character or reputation of (a person who is not present). v.i. 2. to speak unfavorably or slanderously of a person who is not present.… …   Universalium

  • backbite — [c]/ˈbækbaɪt / (say bakbuyt) verb (backbit, backbitten or, Colloquial, backbit, backbiting) –verb (t) 1. to attack the character or reputation of secretly. –verb (i) 2. to speak evil of the absent; gossip. –backbiter, noun –backbiting, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • backbite — [bak′bīt΄] vt., vi. backbit [bak′bit΄] backbitten [bak′bit΄ n] or backbit, backbiting [ME bakbiten: see BACK1 & BITE] to speak maliciously about (an absent person); slander backbiter [bak′bīt΄ər] n …   English World dictionary