bint

bint

[bint]
noun British Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a woman or girl.

Origin:
1850–55; < Arabic: girl, daughter


This British term is used with disparaging intent and perceived as insulting. It was originally British military slang, later adopted by Allied servicemen during both world wars.
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bint (bɪnt)
 
n
offensive, slang girl a derogatory term for woman
 
[C19: from Arabic, literally: daughter]

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bint
"girlfriend," 1855, from Arabic bint "daughter;" adopted by British servicemen in the Middle East.
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