Synonyms and Antonyms of shrew
a bad-tempered scolding woman <Rip Van Winkle went off into the mountains to escape his wife, a shrew who made his life miserable> Synonyms battle-ax (or battle-axe), dragon lady, fury, harpy, harridan, termagant, virago, vixen Related Words fishwife, gorgon; carper, castigator, caviler (or caviller), censurer, critic, faultfinder, nitpicker, railer, scold; belittler, derider, detractor; pettifogger, quibbler
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up shrew? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).