Synonyms and Antonyms of virago
a bad-tempered scolding woman <fairy tales that typically portray stepmothers as viragoes> Synonyms battle-ax (or battle-axe), dragon lady, fury, harpy, harridan, termagant, shrew, vixenRelated Words fishwife, gorgon; carper, castigator, caviler (or caviller), censurer, critic, faultfinder, nitpicker, railer, scold; belittler, derider, detractor; pettifogger, quibbler
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