Adjective "Baited" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Baited


    Definition:

    1. food, or some substitute, used as a lure in fishing, trapping, etc.

    2. a poisoned lure used in exterminating pests.

    3. an allurement; enticement: Employees were lured with the bait of annual bonuses.

    4. an object for pulling molten or liquefied material, as glass, from a vat or the like by adhesion.

    5. South Midland and Southern U.S. a large or sufficient quantity or amount: He fetched a good bait of wood. an excessive quantity or amount.

    6. British Slang. food. verb (u

    Origin:
    bait

    Examples:

    "hooks can be baited."

    "breaths can be baited."

    "lines can be baited."

    "boxes can be baited."

    "areas can be baited."

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