beshrew

verb

be·​shrew bi-ˈshrü How to pronounce beshrew (audio)
bē-,
 especially Southern  -ˈsrü
beshrewed; beshrewing; beshrews

Examples of beshrew in a Sentence

I would beshrew anyone who is untrue to his word.

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beshrew was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near beshrew

Cite this Entry

“Beshrew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beshrew. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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