Definition of Bitch

1. Noun. An unpleasant difficulty. "This problem is a real bitch"

Language type: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular
Generic synonyms: Difficulty



2. Verb. Complain. "What was he hollering about?"
Exact synonyms: Beef, Bellyache, Crab, Gripe, Grouse, Holler, Squawk
Generic synonyms: Complain, Kick, Kvetch, Plain, Quetch, Sound Off
Derivative terms: Beef, Bellyacher, Crab, Gripe, Squawk, Squawker

3. Noun. A person (usually but not necessarily a woman) who is thoroughly disliked. "She said her son thought Hillary was a bitch"
Exact synonyms: Cunt
Generic synonyms: Disagreeable Person, Unpleasant Person

4. Verb. Say mean things.
Exact synonyms: Backbite
Generic synonyms: Complain, Kick, Kvetch, Plain, Quetch, Sound Off
Derivative terms: Backbiter, Bitchery

5. Noun. Informal terms for objecting. "I have a gripe about the service here"
Exact synonyms: Beef, Gripe, Kick, Squawk
Generic synonyms: Objection
Derivative terms: Beef, Bitchy, Gripe, Kick, Squawk

6. Noun. Female of any member of the dog family.
Generic synonyms: Canid, Canine
Specialized synonyms: Brood Bitch

Definition of Bitch

1. n. The female of the canine kind, as of the dog, wolf, and fox.

Definition of Bitch

1. Noun. A female dog or other canine. In particular one who has recently had puppies. ¹

2. Noun. (vulgar derogatory) Term of contempt applied to a woman, conveying a judgement that she or her behavior are despicable, disagreeable, etc. (defdate from the 15th c) ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete informal) Of a man, playful variation on dog (sense 4). (defdate from the 16th c) ¹

4. Noun. (humorous colloquial used with a possessive pronoun usually between women and/or gay men) Friend. (defdate from the 20th c) ¹

5. Noun. (informal) Term of (sometimes humorous) contempt applied by extension to a male, implying that he or his behavior are unmanly, submissive, despicable, etc. By extension, any person who is seen as being in a submissive role in a relationship (often preceded by ''the''). (defdate from the 20th c) ¹

6. Noun. (colloquial) A complaint. ¹

7. Noun. (colloquial usually only used in the singular) A difficult or confounding problem. ¹

8. Noun. (colloquial) A queen (playing card), particularly the queen of spades in the card game of hearts. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive with “about”) To make derogatory comments (about a person). ¹

10. Verb. (transitive with “about”) To criticize (something) spitefully, often for the sake of complaining rather than in order to have the problem corrected. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bitch

1. to complain [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: complain

Medical Definition of Bitch

1. 1. The female of the canine kind, as of the dog, wolf, and fox. 2. An opprobrious name for a woman, especially a lewd woman. Origin: OE. Biche, bicche, AS. Bicce; cf. Icel. Bikkja, G. Betze, peize. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitch

bit shift
bit shifts
bit the bullet
bit the dust
bitable
bitangent
bitangents
bitartrate
bitartrates
bitboard
bitboards
bitbucket
bitbucketed
bitbucketing
bitbuckets
bitch (current term)
bitch-slap
bitch-slapped
bitch-slapping
bitch-slaps
bitch fight
bitch fights
bitch magnet
bitch slap
bitch slapped
bitch slapping
bitch slaps

Literary usage of Bitch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Latin Philology by Manson Alexander Stewart, Frederick Tyndall Swan, Henry Herbert Armstrong (1910)
"990, 12-22 AD, praise of patron Cotta by dead), 2553 (bitch. 1032, 1st cent.); Rev. ... Besides others noted in following notes, see also CIL II, 59 (bitch. ..."

2. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1817)
"Grant's red dog, George, beat Mr. Huggins' red bitch, Skip; Mr. Johnson's blue and white hitch, Bell, beat Sir C. Kent's red bitch, Maiden ; Mr. Eve's black ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1860)
"Case of Lactation in an Unimpregnated bitch. By JOHN ADAMSON, MD A greyhound bitch, four yeara old, has never had pups. She is a usual occupant of a ..."

4. Fables of Aesop and Others by Aesop, Samuel Croxall (1831)
"The Sow and the bitch. A Sow and a bitch happening to meet, a debate arose between them ... The bitch insisted upon it, that she brought more at litter, ..."

5. Diseases of the dog and their treatment by Georg Alfred Müller, Alexander Glass (1911)
"In the bitch yohimbin should be administered for five days and then the bitch is put with another bitch in heat, this as a rule, produces sexual excitement ..."

6. The Dog by Jonathan Peel, Edward Mayhew, William Nelson Hutchinson (1857)
"It is well understood that by breeding from young bitches you have faster and higher rangers ; and this also reminds mo to say that no bitch ought to be ..."

7. Latin Philology by Manson Alexander Stewart, Frederick Tyndall Swan, Henry Herbert Armstrong (1910)
"990, 12-22 AD, praise of patron Cotta by dead), 2553 (bitch. 1032, 1st cent.); Rev. ... Besides others noted in following notes, see also CIL II, 59 (bitch. ..."

8. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1817)
"Grant's red dog, George, beat Mr. Huggins' red bitch, Skip; Mr. Johnson's blue and white hitch, Bell, beat Sir C. Kent's red bitch, Maiden ; Mr. Eve's black ..."

9. Report of the Annual Meeting (1860)
"Case of Lactation in an Unimpregnated bitch. By JOHN ADAMSON, MD A greyhound bitch, four yeara old, has never had pups. She is a usual occupant of a ..."

10. Fables of Aesop and Others by Aesop, Samuel Croxall (1831)
"The Sow and the bitch. A Sow and a bitch happening to meet, a debate arose between them ... The bitch insisted upon it, that she brought more at litter, ..."

11. Diseases of the dog and their treatment by Georg Alfred Müller, Alexander Glass (1911)
"In the bitch yohimbin should be administered for five days and then the bitch is put with another bitch in heat, this as a rule, produces sexual excitement ..."

12. The Dog by Jonathan Peel, Edward Mayhew, William Nelson Hutchinson (1857)
"It is well understood that by breeding from young bitches you have faster and higher rangers ; and this also reminds mo to say that no bitch ought to be ..."

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