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The meaning of "bitch slap"

" Bitch slap "
An open-handed slap in the face intended to be humiliating.
He wasn't worth the respect of a punch. Bitch-slapping was more humiliating.
Where did it originate?:
USA, late 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Widely used, but mainly amongst the young.
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