son of a bitch

noun phrase
\ˈsən-ə-və-ˌbich also ˈsəm-ˌbich; as an interjection ˌsən-ə-və-ˈbich \
plural sons of bitches\ˌsən-zə-ˈbi-chəz \

Definition of son of a bitch 

sometimes vulgar

: bastard sense 3 sometimes used interjectionally to express surprise or disappointment

Examples of son of a bitch in a Sentence

That son of a bitch insulted my family. He's a mean son of a bitch. The test turned out to be a real son of a bitch.
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1655, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of son of a bitch

: a person (especially a man) who you strongly dislike or hate

—used to express surprise, disappointment, anger, etc.

: something that is very difficult or unpleasant

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Spanish Central: Translation of son of a bitch


to reject or criticize sharply

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