1. a female dog
2. a female of canines generally.
- a malicious, unpleasant, selfish person, especially a woman.
- a lewd woman.
- Disparaging and Offensive any woman.
a person who is submissive or subservient to someone, usually in a humiliating way
The above are ways in which Webster defines the word, “bitch”; none of which are pleasant. So, I pose the following questions to you. How do you feel about being called a bitch? Do you call others bitches? Do you believe it’s possible to put a positive spin on the historically derogative term?
I, personally use the word
In recent years, it has become a trend to try and put a positive spin on the word with terms like
Maybe you are on the fence as it relates to the word, calling your girlfriends bitches as terms of endearment, then in the same breath referring to your insufferable supervisor at work as a bitch on wheels? Is the context in which the word is used more important than the word itself? Or does it depend on the user and his or her intent?
Share your thoughts.