- 1A female dog, wolf, fox, or otter.More example sentences
- A female puppy or bitch reaches sexual maturity at roughly the same age as a male; however, there are variations among breeds and individuals.
- Both horses and hounds had central heating by flues and the dog kennel alone measured 405 feet long with numerous separate compartments for bitches, puppies and dogs.
- And, yes, being canine, a female wolf could also be called a bitch.
- 2 • informal • derogatory A spiteful or unpleasant woman.More example sentences
- Watching that smile fade in to horror as she saw herself depicted as a two-faced, backstabbing, malicious bitch was even more priceless.
- Well, some girls specialise in married men because they're dumb, nasty bitches who genuinely dislike other women.
- I was being labeled as a volatile, malicious bitch, and whenever anyone said anything to me, they would cower slightly, as if they were just waiting for me to lash out at them.
- 2.1 • black slang A woman.More example sentences
- It's music made by cool bitches for cool bitches like me.
- 2.2A person who is completely subservient to another: he will always be her bitchMore example sentences
- They're just being Vince's little bitches.
- We're not totally against the idea, but only if he appears as Jar Jar's bitch.
- Who's going to be the bitch now?
- 3 (a bitch) • informal A difficult or unpleasant situation or thing: the stove is a bitch to fixMore example sentences
- Also, nightshifts are a bitch to write blogposts in.
- What a bitch, what an absolute and complete bitch.
- It's a bitch being so multi-talented - an ideal host, an excellent chef, a friend to the stars, a masterful party DJ.
- 4 • informal A complaint: my big bitch is that there’s nothing new hereMore example sentences
- My chiefest bitch is neither the hardware nor the software nor the infrastructure have any feedback mechanism whatsoever.
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- Express displeasure; grumble: they bitch about everything (as noun bitching) we’re tired of your bitchingMore example sentences
- Our movie session finished at 12 am and I was too tired to bitch about the movie.
- I did struggle at times with the workload, but I always met my deadlines, I didn't bitch about it and always showed flexibility and excellent change management skills.
- Later I went all the way up to 86th and Lex, which, though I like to bitch about going to the Upper East Side, or, for that matter, the Upper Anything, took me no time at all.
Old English bicce, of Germanic origin.