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Language: Old English
Origin: bicce

bitch

1 noun
     
Related topics: Animals
bitch1 [countable]
1HBA especially British English a female dog
2 informal an insulting word for a woman that you dislike or think is unpleasant - also used humorously between friends:
The silly bitch went and told the police.
Ooh, you're such a bitch!
3 informal something that causes problems or difficulties:
I love that silk dress, but it's a bitch to wash.

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