- bite at
- ˈbite at [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they bite at he/she/it bites at past tense bit at past participle bitten at] phrasal verbto try to bite something without in fact managing to bite it
The animals might bite at your fingers if you put them through the fence.Thesaurus: to have or use teethhyponymMain entry: bite
Useful english dictionary. 2012.