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1. Causing a stinging sensation; nipping: biting cold.
2. Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings; caustic: "Biting remarks revealed her attitude of contempt" (D.H. Lawrence).
3. Of or relating to an animal or animals, especially an insect, capable of biting.

bit′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.bitingly - extremely and sharplybitingly - extremely and sharply; "it was bitterly cold"; "bitter cold"


[ˈbaɪtɪŋlɪ] adv (speak) → in modo pungente, in modo caustico
a bitingly cold wind → un vento freddo e pungente
References in classic literature ?
It was a very dubious-looking, nay, a very dark and dismal night, bitingly cold and cheerless.
replied the oak bitingly, "how deliciously cosy it is to stand here buttoned to the neck and watch you poor naked creatures shivering
You never will learn how to manage good stock," Martin criticized bitingly.
said Lydgate, bitingly, the thunder and lightning gathering about his brow and eyes.
DARK RIVER (15) HHHH H A TORRENT of family grievances cascades across the Yorkshire Dales in this bitingly real rural drama.
A torrent of family grievances cascade across the Yorkshire Dales in this bitingly real rural drama.
The bitingly cool hipsters of the capital shrugged.
Hilarious, often shocking and totally politically incorrect, Pam Ann keeps things lively and nail bitingly unpredictable as she takes off her pristine gloves and delivers an unrelenting barrage of "shoot-from-the-lip" observations.
FROM Juno to Young Adult, Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody rarely fails to come up with hip, witty and bitingly cynical comedies.
uk JO is back being bitingly acerbic with her new show Uninformed Opinions.
Thousands of family, friends and onlookers stood at the shoreline on a bitingly cold and frosty, but sunny, morning.
It's a tart, bitingly hoppy IPA, with sweet floral notes and a palatecleansing crispness that leaves you wondering whether you should have another, just in case.