ankle biter

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ankle biter

slang A young child, often a toddler. Hey, I know I said I'd babysit, but I can't watch five ankle biters all by myself!
See also: ankle, biter

ankle biter

verb
See also: ankle, biter
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Well, that may be debatable, but whether used to sell products, or appearing in CGI movie The Boss Baby, it seems the media can't get enough of power-dressing ankle-biters.
Well, that maybe debatable, but whether utilised by advertising folks to sell products, or CG movie The Boss Baby, it seems the media can't get enough of power-dressing ankle-biters.
This sequel is aimed more at ankle-biters - and they are sure to have a great time watching all of the iconic supernatural characters come to grisly life.
You'd be working a 48 hour week, and would get your own private living quarters with your own bathroom and bedroom - perfect for retreating to once the ankle-biters are tucked up in bed.
Personally I have not found DEET under socks and long pants to be effective at keeping those ankle-biters from enjoying a meal.
This sequel to 2003's beloved Finding Nemo turns out to be a disappointment too, a toon that may appeal to ankle-biters but feels several steps backwards in terms of storytelling and visuals.
And our real life Mary Poppins may not have had a magic bag of tricks, but she did have a head full of good ideas about how to curb the bad habits of ankle-biters and little darlings alike within those three days.
All in all, your "ankle-biters" are as safe as you can reasonably expect.
As Hugh Grant's character in About a Boy discovered, everyone is a sucker for a hot guy who is good with ankle-biters.
With money to splash out on exotic, far-flung destinations hard to find, especially if you happen to have a couple of ankle-biters to fork out for too, the staycation has undergone a massive revival.
Like in England you have Cockney rhyming slang and we have our version of it: 'chompers', 'ankle-biters'… I thought, 'I'm gonna try as many of these as I can'." Reminding yourself of your home culture and behaviours is something Syrian expat Bakr has had to do many times since moving to Dubai.
This is a happy book to be enjoyed by and shared with preschool and infants' aged ankle-biters.
I've been working on some programmes for the new series of BBC Wales' Week in Week Out and I have a young family - as anyone with ankle-biters knows, life is busy!
Initially, I thought that the Yorkshire Terriers (snappy, aggressive, unpredictable) had the edge, but then I thought about how easily a Chairboy could evade one of the little ankle-biters (stand on one of their chairs).
Fewer calls from the ankle-biters in the news media.