[ bich-feys ]
/ ˈbɪtʃˌfeɪs /
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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.



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Origin of bitchface

First recorded in 2005–10; bitch + face
bitch·faced, adjectivebitch·fac·ey [bich-fey-see] /ˈbɪtʃˌfeɪ si/ adjective
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