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shrewish

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adjective shrew·ish \ˈshrü-ish, especially Southern ˈsrü-\

Simple Definition of shrewish

  • of a woman : unpleasant and bad-tempered

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shrewish

shrewishly adverb
shrewishness noun

1565

First Known Use of shrewish

1565

Rhymes with shrewish


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