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English noun: bitch

1. bitch (state) an unpleasant difficulty


SamplesThis problem is a real bitch.


Broader (hypernym)difficulty


Domain usageargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

2. bitch (person) a person (usually but not necessarily a woman) who is thoroughly disliked


SamplesShe said her son thought Hillary was a bitch.


Synonymscunt


Broader (hypernym)disagreeable person, unpleasant person

3. bitch (communication) informal terms for objecting


SamplesI have a gripe about the service here.


Synonymsbeef, gripe, kick, squawk


Broader (hypernym)objection

4. bitch (animal) female of any member of the dog family


Broader (hypernym)canid, canine


Narrower (hyponym)brood bitch


English verb: bitch

1. bitch (communication) complain


SamplesWhat was he hollering about?.


Synonymsbeef, bellyache, crab, gripe, grouse, holler, squawk


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off

2. bitch (communication) say mean things


Synonymsbackbite


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off









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