Definitions For Bait

noun

  • Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
  • Anything that serves as an enticement
  • Something (such as a piece of food) that is used to attract fish or animals so they can be caught

verb

  • Harass with persistent criticism or carping
  • Attack with dogs or set dogs upon
  • Lure, entice, or entrap with bait
  • To put a piece of food on (a hook) or in (a trap) in order to attract and catch fish or animals
  • To try to make (someone) angry by using criticism or insults
  • To use dogs to make (an animal, such as a bear or bull) angry or afraid

Is Bait a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
6
Words with Friends
7

The word Bait is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Bait in a Sentence

  • baiting hooks with live worms
  • The interviewer kept baiting the politician by asking him whether he was lying.
  • Cheese used for bait in mousetraps
  • Wait until the fish takes the bait.
  • A wide selection of lures and baits

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