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vb , -slaps, -slapped, -slapping
slang (tr) to strike (someone) with one's open hand

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Main Entry:  bitch-slap
Part of Speech:  v
Definition:  to slap someone with an open hand, esp. in an attempt to put them in their place or cause humiliation
Example:  Corporate America was bitch-slapped by the stock market.
Etymology:  from black English, slapping a person as a pimp would slap a prostitute
Usage:  vulgar slang; bitch-slapped, bitch-slapping; also used figuratively's 21st Century Lexicon
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