battle-ax


battle–ax

noun

Definition of BATTLE-AX

a bad-tempered scolding woman <at the office he's very much the take-charge executive; at home he meekly cowers before his battle-ax wife>
Synonyms battle-ax (or battle-axe), dragon lady, fury, harpy, harridan, termagant, virago, vixen

Variants of BATTLE-AX

battle–ax or battle–axe

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up battle-ax? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More