English version

bait in Other sports topic

baitbait2 verb [transitive]  1 DSOto put bait on a hook to catch fish or in a trap to catch animals2 CRITICIZEto deliberately try to make someone angry by criticizing them, using rude names etc3 bear-baiting/badger-baiting etc→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
baitAll the traps were baited, but none of them was set.Marge felt that Kitty was baiting her.Nicola was baiting him now, kicking water, her face contorted with anger.Ben told me that Carl had baited him.He said I was baiting him.Goodman refused to be baited into saying anything bad about his co-star.Johnson quickly baited up in the silence.Elice occasionally flirted with Nathan to bait Urran.I suppose Miss Martindale had been baiting you?