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termagant

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noun ter·ma·gant \ ˈtər-mə-gənt \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of termagant

1 capitalized :a deity erroneously ascribed to Islam by medieval European Christians and represented in early English drama as a violent character
2 :an overbearing or nagging woman :shrew

Origin and Etymology of termagant

Middle English


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termagant

adjective

Definition of termagant

First Known Use of termagant

1546


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