bitchy
bitchy itchy adj. marked by or arising from malice. [slang]

Syn: catty, cattish. [WordNet 1.5]


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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 — ► 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 — [[t]bɪ̱tʃi[/t]] 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… …   English 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

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