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harridan

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of harridan

  1. a bad-tempered scolding woman <if you were married to that harridan, you, too, would take to drink> Synonyms battle-ax (or battle-axe), dragon lady, fury, harpy, shrew, termagant, virago, vixenRelated Words fishwife, gorgon; carper, castigator, caviler (or caviller), censurer, critic, faultfinder, nitpicker, railer, scold; belittler, derider, detractor; pettifogger, quibbler




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