Definition of backbite in English:

backbite

Pronunciation /ˈbakˌbīt/ /ˈbækˌbaɪt/

See synonyms for backbite on Thesaurus.com

intransitive verbbackbit, backbitten

[no object]
  • Talk maliciously about someone who is not present.

    ‘they backbite about their colleagues’
    • ‘we don't cheat or backbite anyone’