psychobitch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

psycho- +‎ bitch

Noun[edit]

psychobitch (plural psychobitches)

  1. (slang, vulgar, offensive) A female considered angry, dangerous, or mentally unstable.
    • 1993, The Media and Women Without Apology, page 15:
      But on-screen portrayals of real women are getting rarer, while the psychobitch is all the rage.
    • 2009, Heather McElhatton, Jennifer Johnson Is Sick of Being Single, Harper (2009), ISBN 9780061461361, page 86:
      She hangs up on me. I can't believe her. One minute she's nice to me and the next she's a psychobitch.
    • 2010, Kiera Van Gelder, The Buddha and the Borderline: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder through Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Buddhism, and Online Dating, New Harbinger Publications, Inc. (2010), ISBN 9781572247109, page 14:
      “Listen, borderline is Glenn Close in that movie Fatal Attraction. Think stalking, knives, psychobitch from hell. That is not you!”
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.