bish

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bish (plural bishes)

  1. (UK, slang) A mistake.
    • 1952, Anthony Buckeridge, Jennings and Darbishire, London; Glasgow : Collins, page 64:
      "You — you don't mean you've made a bish of it?" [said Darbishire]
    • 1951, Anthony Buckeridge, Jennings Follows a Clue, ISBN 0-7551-1366-7, page 41:
      What on earth was the matter with him? He never made bishes like this during PT!

Abbreviation[edit]

bish

  1. (chess) bishop
  2. (archaic or slang) bishop