bitch


bitch
/bɪtʃ / (say bich)

noun
1. a female dog.
2. any female canine.
3. Colloquial a disagreeable or malicious woman.
4. Colloquial (taboo) any woman.
5. Colloquial a contemptible person, male or female.
6. Colloquial something giving rise to difficulties and dissatisfaction: life's a bitch; the bitch of a thing won't work.
7. Colloquial a complaint.
8. Colloquial (in soap operas, etc.) a stock character who is a calculating and manipulating woman: she plays the new bitch in next season's offering.
verb (i)
9. Colloquial to complain.
verb (t)
10. Colloquial to spoil; bungle.
phrase
11. rich bitch, Colloquial a rich and unreasonably demanding woman.
{Middle English biche, Old English bicce}
bitchiness, bitchery, noun
bitchily, adverb
Usage: While bitch is a colloquialism for a person or thing causing irritation, bitch used as a general term for `a woman' is offensive.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • bitch´i|ly — bitch|y «BIHCH ee», adjective, bitch|i|er, bitch|i|est. Slang. spiteful and ill tempered. –bitch´i|ly, adverb. –bitch´i|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bitch — (b[i^]ch), n. [OE. biche, bicche, AS. bicce; cf. Icel. bikkja, G. betze, peize.] 1. The female of the canine kind, as of the dog, wolf, and fox. [1913 Webster] 2. An opprobrious name for a woman, especially a lewd woman. Pope. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bitch — (b[i^]ch), v. i. to complain in a whining or grumbling manner; to gripe. [slang] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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