son of a bitch

noun phrase
\ ˈsən-ə-və-ˌbich How to pronounce son of a bitch (audio) also ˈsəm-ˌbich; as an interjection ˌsən-ə-və-ˈbich How to pronounce son of a bitch (audio) \
plural sons of bitches\ ˌsən-​zə-​ˈbi-​chəz How to pronounce sons of bitches (audio) \

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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First Known Use of son of a bitch

1655, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of son of a bitch was in 1655

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English Language Learners Definition of son of a bitch

chiefly US, informal + impolite
: 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 mark by some ceremony or observation

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