Definition of mosquito bite in English:

mosquito bite


  • A small red mark caused by the bite of a mosquito.

    ‘the virus is spread mostly by mosquito bites’
    • ‘There have been a small number of cases of tourists in Europe catching West Nile virus from mosquito bites.’
    • ‘The saliva is what makes mosquito bites itch.’
    • ‘Take steps to prevent mosquito bites, such as using long trousers and shirts.’
    • ‘This deadly form of malaria is caused by a single cell organism which is transmitted by mosquito bite.’
    • ‘She experienced an allergic reaction to a mosquito bite.’
    • ‘I have a couple of very itchy mosquito bites.’
    • ‘Some people were covered in mosquito bites from sheltering in the trees overnight.’
    • ‘People can be infected through mosquito bites or by contact with infected animals.’
    • ‘She had a mosquito bite on her right ankle that she'd scratched raw.’
    • ‘She must be having mosquito bite allergy.’