[ bint ]
/ bɪnt /
noun British Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a woman or girl.
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Origin of bint
1850–55; <Arabic: girl, daughter
usage note for bint
This British term is used with disparaging intent and perceived as insulting. It was originally British military slang, later adopted by Allied servicemen during both world wars.
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British Dictionary definitions for bint
Word Origin for bint
C19: from Arabic, literally: daughter
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