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Malicious or spitefully critical.‘bitchy remarks’
malicious, mean, nasty, cruel, unkind, unfriendly, snide, hurtful, wounding, barbed, cutting, hateful, ill-natured, bitter, venomous, poisonous, acid, hostile, rancorous, malevolent, evil-intentioned, baleful, vindictive, vengeful, vitriolic, vicious, splenetic, malign, malignant, biliousView synonyms
- ‘However, the sentences she chooses show her to be a shallow, bitchy snob.’
- ‘And most of the time there is genuine cooperation between the sectors, albeit with a lot of bitchy backbiting.’
- ‘I'm so bitter and bitchy, I can't even be bothered to pun on that last sentence.’
- ‘I had a rehearsal and band meeting and was quite pushy and critical (maybe a bit too bitchy towards Ian).’
- ‘And and, I love the way you continue being bitchy and real, even when people shoot you down.’
- ‘Most of the women I like are capable of great feats of bitchy behaviour.’
- ‘Funny thing, I wasn't all that bitchy or bitter in that conversation, compared to others.’
- ‘This is a bitchy business but he never had a nasty word to say about anyone.’
- ‘Kim's ears were almost on fire as she heard the vicious, bitchy whispers around her.’
- ‘They are greedy too, and ask for extra mints, so I have become bitchy and tell them they don't deserve mints.’
- ‘Having been surrounded by females my entire life I know a lot more catty bitchy violent women than I do men.’
- ‘I didn't know whether to make a bitchy remark about the large bruise on his forehead.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘This movie has it all - the dorky sidekick, bitchy cheerleaders and an amiable working class.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
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