In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(remark) malicioso(remark) insidioso(remark) de mala leche Spain informalyou're so bitchy! — ¡qué malo / malvado eres!
- she was really bitchy about her friend — habló pestes de su amiga
- I had a rehearsal and band meeting and was quite pushy and critical (maybe a bit too bitchy towards Ian).
- Kim's ears were almost on fire as she heard the vicious, bitchy whispers around her.
- I'm also not surprised that Uncle Phil was always so bitchy, if the first thing he had to do when Will arrived was pay for a nearly two day cab ride.
- This is a bitchy business but he never had a nasty word to say about anyone.
- I didn't know whether to make a bitchy remark about the large bruise on his forehead.
- If you do want to judge someone else, then just do it and be a bitch about it because judging others is kind of bitchy.
- They are greedy too, and ask for extra mints, so I have become bitchy and tell them they don't deserve mints.
- I'm so bitter and bitchy, I can't even be bothered to pun on that last sentence.
- This movie has it all - the dorky sidekick, bitchy cheerleaders and an amiable working class.
- Having been surrounded by females my entire life I know a lot more catty bitchy violent women than I do men.
- A series of bitchy comments sent poor George into a massive sulk and he posted a message to say why he would be closing the forum.
- I don't want to sound bitchy; there's nothing wrong with her at all, but she is very seventeen.
- Most of all, he learns that women reckon he's cute but self-satisfied, and we learn that women are bitchy and neurotic.
- However, the sentences she chooses show her to be a shallow, bitchy snob.
- Funny thing, I wasn't all that bitchy or bitter in that conversation, compared to others.
- And and, I love the way you continue being bitchy and real, even when people shoot you down.
- And most of the time there is genuine cooperation between the sectors, albeit with a lot of bitchy backbiting.
- Most of the women I like are capable of great feats of bitchy behaviour.
- I'd rather stay my cynical, sarcastic, socially retarded, bitchy, liberal and satirist self.
- Get set for the most miserable, petty, bitchy and nasty few weeks you've ever experienced.
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