son of a bitch
noun (plural sons of bitches) Date: 1671 sometimes vulgar bastard 3 — sometimes used interjectionally to express surprise or disappointment

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  • son of a bitch — or[sunuvabitch] also S.O.B. {n. phr.}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} (but becoming more and more acceptable, especially if said with a positive or loving intonation). Fellow, character, guy, individual. Negatively: * /Get out of here you filthy,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • son of a bitch — or[sunuvabitch] also S.O.B. {n. phr.}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} (but becoming more and more acceptable, especially if said with a positive or loving intonation). Fellow, character, guy, individual. Negatively: * /Get out of here you filthy,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • son of a bitch — n plural sons of bitches spoken not polite especially AmE 1.) an offensive expression for a man that you are very angry with ▪ He s a filthy lying son of a bitch. 2.) son of a bitch! used when you are annoyed or surprised ▪ Son of a bitch! You… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • son of a bitch — son of a bitch1 (plural ,sons of bitches) noun count OFFENSIVE an insulting word for someone you are angry with be a son of a bitch IMPOLITE if something is a son of a bitch, it is very difficult to do son of a bitch ,son of a bitch 2… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • son of a bitch — 1707 as a direct phrase, but implied much earlier. Abide þou þef malicious! Biche sone þou drawest amis þou schalt abigge it ywis! [ Of Arthour & of Merlin, c.1330] Probably the most common American vulgarity from about the middle of the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • son\ of\ a\ bitch — • son of a bitch • sunuvabitch also S.O.B. n. phr. vulgar avoidable (but becoming more and more acceptable, especially if said with a positive or loving intonation). Fellow, character, guy, individual. Negatively: Get out of here you filthy,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • son of a bitch — • son of a gun • son of a bitch a person, used as an exclamation I wish that that son of a bitch would stop using my camera without asking me …   Idioms and examples

  • son of a bitch — ► son of a bitch (pl.) sons of bitches informal used as a general term of abuse. Main Entry: ↑son …   English terms dictionary

  • son of a bitch — n. Slang 1. a person or thing regarded with anger, contempt, etc. 2. an interjection used to express surprise, annoyance, etc.: A somewhat vulgar term: Also written sonofabitch [sun′əv ə bich΄; ] for interj., usually [ sun΄əv ə bich′] n., interj …   English World dictionary

  • Son of a bitch — Fils de pute Fils de pute et ses équivalents fils de putain, enfant de putain, « Ta mère la pute ! » ou encore « Ta salope de mère » sont des expressions du vocabulaire injurieux souvent utilisées comme insultes. Elles… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • son of a bitch — 1. n. a despicable person, usually a male. (Rude and derogatory. Abbreviated SOB.) □ Tell that son of a itch to get out of here, but fast. □ Look, you son of a bitch. I’m going to paste you one. 2. n. old buddy. (Used between close male… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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