Definition of bitch-slap in English:

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verb (bitch-slaps, bitch-slapping, bitch-slapped)

US informal
[with object] Deliver a stinging blow to (someone), typically in order to humiliate them: I’d bitch-slap her too if she mouthed off to me like that
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  • And one of the reasons for that is the fun of seeing the guy verbally bitch-slap reporters like Dana - just by refusing to give anything but straight answers to stupid questions.
  • ‘He just bitch-slaps her, basically,’ says Barclay, laughing.
  • Unless you count a minor moment where our kingpin bitch-slaps the husband of a girl he's pining for, we never see Pipe actually apply his power.


1990s: originally black English, referring to a woman hitting or haranguing her male partner.

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Syllabification: bitch-slap

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