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Definition of bite the dog

bite the dog

verb

  • to start drinking alcohol again in the morning to avoid feeling hung-over. Origin: similar to biting a dog before the dog bites you.
    Jon was feeling so hung-over, he had to bite the dog to get his day rolling.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Deeno from Berkeley, CA, USA on Dec 05 2001.

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Other terms relating to 'bite':

Definitions include: to talk a lot but never take action.
Definitions include: a young child.
Definitions include: to be of poor quality, displeasing.
Definitions include: to have negative consequences.
Definitions include: to fall and hit the ground.
Definitions include: a command, similar to "Go to hell!" (i.e. "Leave me alone!" "Go away!" etc.)
Definitions include: to take on a situation one can't master.
Definitions include: a dismissive retort; "go to hell".
Definitions include: to reprimand.
Definitions include: to be nervous or afraid.
Definitions include: to restrain one's self, and not say something that one wants to say.
Definitions include: a person who "bites".
Definitions include: to die or to get killed.
Definitions include: to stoically endure something unpleasant.
Definitions include: to die.

Other terms relating to 'dog':

Definitions include: a mythical creature who is extremely happy or fortunate.
Definitions include: be in serious trouble.
Definitions include: the best at something; "the man".
Definitions include: two people who become enemies and make conflicts.
Definitions include: raining hard.
Definitions include: one of many apocryphal sex "moves".
Definitions include: very crazy.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of dog.
Definitions include: a mess, from "dog's breakfast."
Definitions include: daughter, literally dear daughter.
Definitions include: to engage in an unproductive activity; waste time.
Definitions include: a friend.
Definitions include: a sales pitch.
Definitions include: you're in big trouble.
Definitions include: to mark one's place in a book by folding down the corner of the page.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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