The definition of backbite is to say mean or slanderous things about someone else.(verb)
An example of backbite is for a political candidate to say harmful things about the character of his opponents.
See backbite in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See backbite in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb back·bit (-bĭtˌ), back·bit·ten (-bĭtˌn), back·bit·ing, back·bites verb, transitive
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