bitch Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “bitch” in the English Dictionary

"bitch" in British English

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uk   us   /bɪtʃ/

bitch noun (ANIMAL)

[C] a ​femaledog


[C] offensive an ​unkind or ​unpleasant woman: She can be a ​real bitch.

bitch noun (PROBLEM)

[S] very informal something that ​causes difficulties or ​problems, or that is ​unpleasant: I've had a bitch of aweek at ​work.

bitch noun (COMPLAINT)

[S] very informal the ​act of ​complaining or ​talkingunkindly about ​people: Most of us ​enjoy having a (good) bitch from ​time to ​time.


[C] offensive slang someone who will do everything you ​tell them to do because you have ​completecontrol over them

bitchverb [I]

uk   us   /bɪtʃ/ informal
to ​complain and make ​unkindremarks about someone or something: She's always bitching about Tanya.
(Definition of bitch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bitchnoun [C]

 us   /bɪtʃ/
a ​femaledog
(Definition of bitch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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