Backbite

Definition of Backbite

Back´bite`
v. t.1.To wound by clandestine detraction; to censure meanly or spitefully (an absent person); to slander or speak evil of (one absent).
v. i.1.To censure or revile the absent.
They are arrant knaves, and will backbite.
- Shak.

Related Words

backbiter, bitch, complain, defamer, kick, kvetch, libeler, maligner, plain, quetch, slanderer, sound off, traducer, vilifier
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