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    bite (slang)

    Dear friends...

    Could you shed some light on this?

    to bite. (verb) vulgar slang.
    meaning: to annoy or worry

    In 'bite me', is it possible for such a sentence to mean 'hard to believe'?

    for example:

    - But I was trying to help you.
    - Oh, bite me!!!


    Thank you.
    Last edited by Offroad; 10-Sep-2009 at 23:59. Reason: fixed typo


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    Re: bite (slang)

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    Dear friends...

    Could you shed some light on this?

    to bite. (verb) vulgar slang.
    meaning: to annoy or worry

    In 'bite me', is it possible for such a sentence to mean 'hard to believe'?

    for example:

    - But I was trying to help you.
    - Oh, bite me!!!


    Thank you.
    I think that it may have connections to similar phrases like 'blow me', 'fuck you', 'eat shit', where the meaning is not intended to be literal. These types of phrases mean something like you're full of shit.

    Wiktionary says,

    Interjection
    bite me!
    (idiomatic) An expression of discontent or aggravation to another party.


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    Re: bite (slang)

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    Dear friends...

    Could you shed some light on this?

    to bite. (verb) vulgar slang.
    meaning: to annoy or worry

    In 'bite me', is it possible for such a sentence to mean 'hard to believe'?

    for example:

    - But I was trying to help you.
    - Oh, bite me!!!

    Thank you.
    I'd check out the Urban Dictionary for this sort of language, not to be confused with the urbane dictionary.

    Urban Dictionary: bite me

    How convenient. urban dictionary - Google Search=

    Joe is not urbane, but Peter was urbane. - contrastive stress

    Urban Dictionary: You lie!
    Last edited by PROESL; 11-Sep-2009 at 00:58. Reason: added information

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    Re: bite (slang)

    haha...A simple search could have solved the problem. I searched all dictionaries I have and could not answer this question. Only now this reminds me that I bookmarked the urban dictionary a few years ago.

    Thank you.


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    Re: bite (slang)

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    haha...A simple search could have solved the problem. I searched all dictionaries I have and could not answer this question. Only now this reminds me that I bookmarked the urban dictionary a few years ago.

    Thank you.
    Here's something that could be helpful: Google Bookmarks.

    I have yet to use this, but I think I'll have to check it out.

    Google is its own universe on the Internet. The Internet is not nearly as useful as Google - Googlenet.

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    Re: bite (slang)

    Yes, handy.


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    Re: bite (slang)

    Quote Originally Posted by PROESL View Post
    Here's something that could be helpful: Google Bookmarks.

    I have yet to use this, but I think I'll have to check it out.

    Google is its own universe on the Internet. The Internet is not nearly as useful as Google - Googlenet.
    That's waaaay cool, Proesl!

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