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bitch

noun \ ˈbich \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of bitch

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

Examples of bitch in a Sentence

  1. That word is a bitch to spell.

  2. tiresome members of the tour group who had one bitch after another

Origin and Etymology of bitch

Middle English bicche, going back to Old English bicce, perhaps going back to a Germanic noun with varying final consonants and inflectional class, whence Old Norse bikkja "female dog," German (from 15th century) Petze, Betze


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bitch

verb

Definition of bitch

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

Examples of bitch in a Sentence

  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 and Etymology of bitch

derivative of 1bitch


BITCH Defined for English Language Learners

bitch

verb

Definition of bitch for English Language Learners

  • : to complain about something in a repeated and annoying way


BITCH Defined for Kids

bitch

noun \ ˈbich \

Definition of bitch for Students

:a female dog

Medical Dictionary

bitch

noun \ ˈbich \

medical Definition of bitch

:the female of the dog or some other carnivorous mammals

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