virago


virago

noun

Definition 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, virago, vixen

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