[ bich-feys ]
/ ˈbɪtʃˌfeɪs /

noun Also bitch face.

  1. Also called resting bitchface, bitchy resting face, chronic bitchface. (especially of a woman) a facial expression that does not consciously express a particular emotion but that others perceive as scowling, threatening, etc.: I can’t help that I have resting bitchface. Her face naturally goes into a bitchface, but I promise she’s super friendly. I’m not angry, I just have chronic bitch face.Abbreviation: RBF
  2. (especially of a woman) a deliberate facial expression of anger or disgust, often employed to appear unapproachable: I put on my bitchface when I ride the train so creepy guys don’t talk to me. It’s important to perfect your bitchface.

verb (used without object), bitch·faced, bitch·fac·ing. Also bitch-face.

(especially of a woman) to assume a facial expression of anger or disgust: She bitchfaced at the stranger who told her to smile. Please teach me how to bitch-face.

Origin of bitchface

First recorded in 2005–10; bitch + face


bitch·faced, adjectivebitch·fac·ey [bich-fey-see] /ˈbɪtʃˌfeɪ si/ adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019