Definition of bitch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//bɪtʃ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɪtʃ//
    Domesticated mammals
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  1. 1 [countable] a female dog a greyhound bitch See related entries: Domesticated mammals
  2. 2[countable] (slang, disapproving) an offensive way of referring to a woman, especially an unpleasant one You stupid little bitch! She can be a real bitch.
  3. 3[singular] (slang) a thing that causes problems or difficulties Life's a bitch.
  4. 4[singular] bitch (about somebody/something) (informal) a complaint about somebody/something or a conversation in which you complain about them We've been having a bitch about our boss.
  5. see also son of a bitch
    Word OriginOld English bicce, of Germanic origin.
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