meaning of baited

baited meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, "furnished with bait," past participle adjective from bait (v.2). Ergo, in a figurative feeling, "exciting, alluring" (1650s). For bated breathing see bate (v.1).


baited meaning in General Dictionary

of Bait


baited meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of Bait


Sentence Examples with the word baited

Sackler, easily baited by DeLeo, was quick to show his temper.

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