Shrew Synonyms

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Synonyms for Shrew

A woman regarded as critical and scolding.
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(Now archaic) An old woman, particularly an ugly one.
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A reckless, impulsive, or uninhibited person, orig. esp. a girl
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One who defames.
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A person who belittles the worth of another person or cause.
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A person who calumniates.
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The definition of a siren is a wailing sound made by passing air through a rotating disc, or a beautiful woman who uses sex to attract men, or a mythical female creature that lures men into the sea.
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One who reviles
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Person who says nasty things about another person behind the second person's back: that is, out of sight and hearing of the second person.
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(US) One who investigates and exposes issues of corruption that often violate widely held values; e.g. one who exposes political corruption or the poor conditions in prisons.
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The wife of Socrates, traditionally described as shrewish and scolding.
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(--- Slang) A racehorse.
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A spot in boggy land that is softer or more solid than the surrounding area.
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A large and powerful double-crested, short-winged American eagle (Thrasaetus harpyia).
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An animal of the class Mammalia, characterized by being warm-blooded, having hair and feeding milk to its young.
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(Geordie, pejorative) Term of abuse, usually directed at women, implying lack of personal hygiene.
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Violent anger; rage.
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(Obsolete) A person fond of abusive language, in particular a troublesome and angry woman.
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A quarrelsome, scolding woman, especially one who is old and shrewish.
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(Archaic) A strong, manlike woman; amazon
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A female fox.
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Alternative spelling of battle-ax.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A person who habitually carps, who talks too much and regularly finds fault
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A woman regarded as cruel or malicious.
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A person with a fiery temper, someone easily provoked to anger.
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Any of various rodents of the family Hystricidae, of Eurasia and Africa, or the family Erethizontidae, of the Americas, having long, sharp, erectile quills.
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(With definite article, often capitalized) The (historical) Chinese empire or the People's Republic of China.
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(US, historical) An extreme partisan for the South before the US Civil War.
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A woman regarded as daring or fierce.
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The definition of a curse is a swear word or a bad word or the state of bad luck caused by someone wishing evil or injury to happen to someone else.
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One who brawls, engages in noisy, unseemly fights.
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Words Related to Shrew

(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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Find another word for shrew. In this page you can discover 43 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shrew, like: harridan, beldame, madcap, defamer, detractor, calumniator, siren, reviler, backbiter, vituperator and muckraker.