[ bich-ee ]
/ ˈbɪtʃ i /
adjective, bitch·i·er, bitch·i·est.Slang.
characteristic of a bitch; spiteful; malicious.
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OTHER WORDS FROM bitchybitch·i·ly, adverbbitch·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bitchy
/ (ˈbɪtʃɪ) /
adjective bitchier or bitchiest
informal characteristic of or behaving like a bitch; malicious; snidea bitchy put-down
Derived forms of bitchybitchily, adverbbitchiness, noun
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