verb (used with object) Slang.
  1. to slap or hit (a person) in order to assert one’s superiority, authority, etc.
  2. 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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for bitch-slap


verb -slaps, -slapped or -slapping
  1. (tr) slang to strike (someone) with one's open hand
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