bitch


1bitch

noun \ˈbich\

Definition of BITCH

1
:  the female of the dog or some other carnivorous mammals
2
a :  a lewd or immoral woman
b :  a malicious, spiteful, or overbearing woman —sometimes used as a generalized term of abuse
3
:  something that is extremely difficult, objectionable, or unpleasant
4
:  complaint

Examples of BITCH

  1. That word is a bitch to spell.
  2. <tiresome members of the tour group who had one bitch after another>

Origin of BITCH

Middle English bicche, from Old English bicce
First Known Use: before 12th century

2bitch

verb \ˈbich\

: to complain about something in a repeated and annoying way

Full Definition of BITCH

transitive verb
1
:  spoil, botch <bitched up their lives>
3
:  to complain of or about
intransitive verb
:  complain

Examples of BITCH

  1. He bitched constantly about his old car, but he doesn't like his new one either.
  2. <those lowly wage earners are always bitching about something>

Origin of BITCH

(see 1bitch)
First Known Use: 1823

bitch

noun \ˈbich\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BITCH

: the female of the dog or some other carnivorous mammals

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