shrewish

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adjective shrew·ish \ˈshrü-ish, especially Southern ˈsrü-\

Definition of shrewish

shrewishly

adverb

shrewishness

noun

1565

First Known Use of shrewish

1565


SHREWISH Defined for English Language Learners

shrewish

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adjective shrew·ish \ˈshrü-ish, especially Southern ˈsrü-\

Definition of shrewish for English Language Learners

  • of a woman : unpleasant and bad-tempered


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