- simple past tense and past participle of
- (archaic, literary) Wretched; vile; accursed; damned
1934, Geoffrey Chaucer, John Urban Nicholson, Canterbury tales, rendered into modern English, page 302:
- Such is the whelping of the bitched bones two: Perjury, anger, cheating, homicide.
- (vulgar) Causing difficulty; nasty; unpleasant; problematic; (intensifier) damned, bloody
2004, Bernard Capp, When Gossips Meet:
- A Sussex villager told his friends that Elizabeth Best was a 'bitched whore', and offered a shilling to anyone who would drive his cart to her door and say, 'Dame, here is a cart load of whores'.
2005, Sean Barry, John Barry, What A Zoo!:
- For example, she fought a bitched battle with the Condorloser, although she, the Boxer, was eventually vanquished.
2007, Nicholas Ashby, Time Pips, page 118:
- Sully took a look and diagnosed a bitched spring, but said he could make a temporary repair.
2010, William Alexander Patterson, 4th, The City Is served Bartholomew! to the American Prison!:
- Let us renounce the dichotomies of the bitched mandarins.