[ bint ]
/ bɪnt /

noun British Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.

a contemptuous term used to refer to a woman or girl.

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for bint

/ (bɪnt) /


offensive, slang a derogatory term for girl, woman

Word Origin for bint

C19: from Arabic, literally: daughter
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