Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “son of a bitch”

son of a bitch

noun [C usually singular]     (abbreviation S.O.B.) mainly US offensive
an unpleasant man: What low-down son of a bitch took my clothes ? I'm going to beat that son of a bitch if it kills me!Unpleasant menUnpleasant people in general
(Definition of son of a bitch noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of son of a bitch

Translations of “son of a bitch”

Word of the Day

scramble

to mix eggs with a little milk and mix again as they are being fried

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More