Definition of shrewish
What does shrewish mean?
- continually complaining or faultfinding
- Of or pertaining to a shrew, a nagging, ill-tempered woman.
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The Encyclopaedia of Face and Form Reading (1920)
A Complete Summary of Character Analysis ... Physical and Mental Traits Revealed by Mary Olmstead Stanton
Those deficient in love of the opposite sex are wanting in magnetism, and often exhibit a morbid, shrewish, suspicious manner, and angularity of body. Hermits and misers are usually very much lacking in this faculty and function. Facial and ...
The Encyclopedia of Face and Form Reading; Or Personal Traits, Both Physical and Mental, Revealed by Outward Signs Through Practical and Scientific Physiognomy (1903)
by Mrs. Mary Olmstead Stanton
Those deficient in love the opposite sex are wanting in magnetism, and often exhibit morbid, shrewish, suspicious manner, and angularity of body, ermits and misers are usually very much lacking in this faculty id function. Facial and Bodily ...
On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio (1998)
by John Dunning
shrewish wife. Doris Dudley as Peggy, their daughter. Marjorie Davies also as Peggy. Charlie Cantor as Mr. Barker, Meek's boss. John Mclntire as the “sour and cynical Mr. Apple.” Ann Thomas as Lily, the maid. ANNOUNCER: Dan Seymour.
Encyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures (2000)
by Bonnie Zimmerman, George E. Haggerty
Such beliefs are enshrined in stereotypes, including the welfare queen, the dumb blonde, the femme fatale, the Jewish mother, the hot tamale, the shrewish mother -in- law, the nymphet, and the man-hating dyke. Stereotypically, patriarchal ...
Encyclopedia of Lesbian Histories and Cultures (2013)
by Bonnie Zimmerman
Such beliefs are enshrined in stereotypes,including thewelfare queen,the dumb blonde, the femme fatale,the Jewishmother, the hot tamale, the shrewish motherinlaw, the nymphet, and the manhating dyke. Stereotypically, patriarchal ...
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Scrabble value of S1H4R1E1W4I1S1H4
The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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