bitch

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bitch

(bich),
A female dog of breeding age.
[O.E. bicche]

bitch

female dog. See also dog.

brood bitch
any female dog used for breeding.
puppy bitch
a female dog from 6 to 12 months of age; used to define a group for competition within the showring.
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Journalist and author Seymour Hersh on press attacks on the Associated Press' Pulitzer Prize-winning No Gun Ri story: "I think you can never underestimate the bitchiness of the press.
The shrewd maneuvers, the bitchiness, the uncanny knack for turning publicity into personal windfalls-no wonder the similarly talented Kelley was so intrigued.
That means no bitchiness, no train-wreck break-ups, no eating disorders, and no ugly fallouts with her parents.
BITCHINESS "People took it incredibly seriously and entrants were literally marched on stage, shoved into position and told when to move by the second.
In fact it sounds like there's been a disappointing lack of backstage bitchiness this year.
There's bitchiness and drama galore as Bill Cullen and his cronies start the search for a new Apprentice.
It's the usual crucible of bitchiness and ambition, where students burst into song in the cafeteria, providing an excuse (as if one was needed) for the young women to harmonise, pirouette and body-pop en masse.
Now there seems to be a culture of back-biting and bitchiness.
So while Tess and Bruce take care of the glamorous side of affairs; the posh frocks, the judging and the eliminations, we can count on Claudia to keep us up-todate with the real nitty-gritty of tears, tantrums and bitchiness.
The contest - as much known for its bitchiness as its modelling - will see Suzanne take on 24 others to make it to the top.
Having to wing it by picking on a group of people (including a drag queen named Tina Sparkle, Darren who worked in Next and a guy with a Jedward haircut) to deliver her off-the-cuff bitchiness and an audience-participation competition meant at least some of the set was fresh.
The outrage, the indignation, the bitchiness, and occasionally, the sympathy - all these emotions from people I don't know and never will, with no relevance to anything I'm doing, and I'm addicted.