bite (someone) in the ass(redirected from bite in the ass)
bite (someone) in the ass
To punish or take revenge on someone for their misjudgment or misdeed(s). Typically the punishment or revenge is not exacted by a person, but as a general consequence for the misbehavior itself. Not used in polite conversation. Your poor treatment of your employees might come back to bite you in the ass some day. I got too greedy with my gambling, and now it has bitten me in the ass.