Backbiting definition

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A person who slanders or speaks badly of a person without that person's knowledge.
adjective
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The action of slandering a person without that person's knowledge.
noun
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Present participle of backbite.
verb
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
backbiting
Plural:
backbitings

Origin of backbiting

  • From Middle English bacbiting, bacbitung, equivalent to backbite +‎ -ing.

    From Wiktionary

  • From backbite.

    From Wiktionary