bitch-slap

[bich-slap]

verb (used with object) Slang.

to slap or hit (a person) in order to assert one’s superiority, authority, etc.
to humiliate (someone) with ridicule, criticism, or other verbal abuse: He was bitch-slapped for his stupid idea.

Origin of bitch-slap

1990–95; bitch (in the sense “a submissive or subservient person”) + slap1
Related formsbitch slap, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bitch-slap

bitch-slap

verb -slaps, -slapped or -slapping

(tr) slang to strike (someone) with one's open hand
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