What does backbite mean?

backbite meaning in General Dictionary

To censure or revile the missing

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  • To wound by clandestine detraction to censure meanly or spitefully an absent individual slander or talk evil of just one missing
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  • To wound by clandestine detraction; to censure meanly or spitefully (a missing person); to slander or speak evil of (one absent).
  • To censure or revile the absent.

backbite meaning in General Dictionary

(v. i.) To wound by clandestine detraction; to censure meanly or spitefully (an absent individual); to slander or talk evil of (one absent).

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  • (v. i.) To censure or revile the missing.