[ bich-feys ]
/ ˈbɪtʃˌfeɪs /
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noun Also bitch face .
- 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
- (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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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
OTHER WORDS FROM bitchfacebitch·faced, adjectivebitch·fac·ey [bich-fey-see] /ˈbɪtʃˌfeɪ si/ adjective
Words nearby bitchface
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