from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun euphemistic The word bitch, regarded as a vulgar or taboo word.
  • noun euphemistic Refers to any various taboo words beginning with b, such as bastard or bugger.
  • noun Any word beginning with b that is not normally taboo but is considered (often humorously) to be so in the given context.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • It is basically the same things as rappers calling women the b-word and is accepted by women that listen to rap music. mind you, it isn't all that do it in the media but there is a popular majority out there that does this. sonny chapman

    Palin slams 'sexist' Newsweek cover

  • This is the opportunity to move the spending-reform debate from the b-word (billions) to the t-word (trillions).

    Winning the Real ObamaCare War

  • One thing to clarify is that Jimmy King did say, after he called Laettner the b-word, that he thought Hill was too.

    Jonathan Weiler: Grant Hill's Misfire

  • At one point, Bloomington Republican Bill Brady dropped the b-word -- Blagojevich, as in the indicted former governor of Illinois, who Quinn worked under.

    Quinn, Brady Exchange Shots At Governor's Debate, Rich Whitney Protests Exclusion (AUDIO)

  • I pledge not to call you the b-word or a "liar," as long as you agree to stop belittling my life by referring to it as a "lifestyle."

    Domenick Scudera: I Demand an Apology!

  • West Coast brewers sometimes talk about the “b-word” as though balance were an unutterable profanity, but Midwesterners -- even die-hard craft beer fans -- seem to appreciate this property.

    Beer: Schlafly's D.C. connection

  • After months of fearing that the b-word would kill all sales, the auto industry and Wall Street reacted positively.


  • The decorator for the first cake must be really accustomed to writing the b-word in cursive.

    Blunders that Burn

  • He is merely half Kenyan, his “blackness” opened affirm. action doors for him Harvard, and he has coasted always to success because he has been declared a different b-word: brilliant.

    Is Rahm on the way out?

  • On a quasi unrelated note: typing a narrative on a micro keyboard is a b-word!

    A New Field: Court Interpretation


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.