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bitch-slap

verb -slaps, -slapped, -slapping
1.
(transitive) (slang) to strike (someone) with one's open hand
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Contemporary definitions for bitch-slap
verb

to slap someone with an open hand, esp. in an attempt to put them in their place or cause humiliation

Examples

Corporate America was bitch-slapped by the stock market.

Word Origin

from black English, slapping a person as a pimp would slap a prostitute

Usage Note

vulgar slang; bitch-slapped, bitch-slapping; also used figuratively

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