Definition of "baiting" [baiting]

  • Something edible, such as soft bread paste, worms, or pieces of meat, fixed to a hook or in a trap to attract fish or animals (noun)
  • An enticement; temptation (noun)
  • Food, esp a packed lunch (noun)
  • A short stop for refreshment during a journey (noun)
  • To put a piece of food on or in (a hook or trap) (verb)
  • To persecute or tease (verb)
  • To entice; tempt (verb)
  • To set dogs upon (a bear, etc) (verb)
  • To feed (a horse), esp during a break in a journey (verb)
  • To stop for rest and refreshment during a journey (verb)
  • Present participle of bait. (verb)

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  • A bloodsport involving the act of worrying or tormenting a chained or confined animal by setting dogs upon it. (noun)
  • The act of luring, as into a trap. (noun)

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Use "baiting" in a sentence
  • "I agree with all the points Scott brought up and agree with him that "baiting" is not the right thing to do."
  • "Maybe bear hunters could try parking one along a Forest Service road where baiting is not legal (like WA State) and give it a whirl."
  • "If baiting is what you like to do, go where it's legal."