- ADJ-GRADED (disapproval)If someone is being bitchy or is making bitchy remarks, they are saying unkind things about someone. [INFORMAL]
I'm sorry. I know I was bitchy on the phone...
Women are not the only ones who say bitchy things about each other.Syn:Derived words:bitchiness N-UNCOUNT
There's a lot of bitchiness.
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bitchy — 1925, U.S. slang, sexually provocative; later (1930s) spiteful, catty, bad tempered (usually of females); from BITCH (Cf. bitch) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Eerlier in reference to male dogs though to look less rough or coarse than usual. Mr. Ramsay says we … Etymology dictionary
bitchy — itchy adj. marked by or arising from malice. [slang] Syn: catty, cattish. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bitchy — ► ADJECTIVE (bitchier, bitchiest) informal ▪ malicious; spiteful. DERIVATIVES bitchily adverb bitchiness noun … English terms dictionary
bitchy — [bich′ē] adj. bitchier, bitchiest Slang bad tempered or malicious: used esp. of a woman bitchily adv. bitchiness n … English World dictionary
bitchy — UK [ˈbɪtʃɪ] / US adjective Word forms bitchy : adjective bitchy comparative bitchier superlative bitchiest informal rude or cruel about or towards someone else Why is he being so bitchy? bitchy remarks/comments Derived words: bitchily adverb… … English dictionary
bitchy — adj. (colloq.) nasty bitchy about * * * [ bɪtʃɪ] (colloq.) [ nasty ] bitchy about … Combinatory dictionary
bitchy — bitch|y [ˈbıtʃi] adj unkind and unpleasant about other people = ↑catty ▪ a bitchy remark ▪ She can be really bitchy sometimes. >bitchily adv >bitchiness n [U] … Dictionary of contemporary English
bitchy — bitch|y [ bıtʃi ] adjective INFORMAL rude or cruel about or toward someone else: Why is he being so bitchy? bitchy remarks/comments ╾ bitch|i|ly adverb ╾ bitch|i|ness noun uncount … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
bitchy — adjective informal unkind and unpleasant about other people: a bitchy remark | She can be really bitchy sometimes. bitchily adverb bitchiness noun (U) … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
bitchy — adj. Bitchy is used with these nouns: ↑mood … Collocations dictionary