bitch

I UK [bɪtʃ] / US noun
Word forms "bitch":
singular bitch plural bitches
1)
a) [countable] offensive an insulting word for a woman
b) offensive an insulting word for someone, especially a woman, who is rude or cruel
2) [countable] a female dog
3) [singular] very informal something difficult or unpleasant

These milk cartons are a real bitch to open.

4)
a) [singular] very informal a complaint about someone or something

What's his latest bitch?

b) British informal a conversation in which people complain or say unkind or cruel things about someone else

We had a good bitch about Steve while he was out.

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II UK [bɪtʃ] / US verb [intransitive]
Word forms "bitch":
present tense I/you/we/they bitch he/she/it bitches present participle bitching past tense bitched past participle bitched informal
to complain or say unkind things about someone or something, especially about someone who is not present
bitch about:

Who are you two bitching about now?


English dictionary. 2014.

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