Definition of backbite in English:

backbite

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intransitive verbbackbit/ˈbakˌbɪt/ , backbitten/ˈbakˌbɪt(ə)n/

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

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

Pronunciation

backbite

/ˈbakˌbīt/ /ˈbækˌbaɪt/