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Definition of the adjective shrewish
What does shrewish mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- continually complaining or faultfinding
Alternative definition of the adjective shrewish
- Of or pertaining to a shrew, a nagging, ill-tempered woman.
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by Bartłomiej Beniowski
SHRANK shrank SHRED shred SHREw shru SHREwd shrud SHREwpLY shrudlu SHREwBNEss shrudnes SHREwish shruish SHREwish LY shruishle SHREwishNEss shruishnes SHRIEK shruk SHRIEVE shrew | SHORTsIGHTEDNESS ...
by Norman Blake
shrewish ' illtempered (of ...
by Houghton Mifflin Company, Webster
or showing clever awareness and resourcefulness <a shrewd judge of character > <a shrewd investmcnt> shrewish .shrdb'lshl adj. Ill-tempered : nagging <a shrewish neighbor> — shrew 'ish.ly miv — shrew'ish-ness n shrew male n.
With Pronouncing Vocabularies of Classical and Scripture Proper Names by Joseph Emerson Worcester
Shrewish, (shrūish) a froward ; clamorous. Shrewish-ly, (shrū'ish-le) ad. frowardly. Shrewish-nēss, (shrū'ish-nēs) n. petulance.
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
* SHREWISH. adj.
A Dictionary of the English Language ... Abstracted from the folio edition of the author ... Fourteenth edition, corrected, etc (1815)
by Samuel Johnson
A tall young lady, very much addicted to pattens in private life ; slender and shrewish, of a rather uncomfortable figure, and though not absolutely ill-looking, of a sharp and acid visage. Note. — Mrs. Varden's servant and maid-of-all-work.
by Tony Thorne
The term evoked shrewish intransigence. handbag situation, handbags at ten paces n British a scene of provocation, a confrontation and/or feigned violence. These sarcastic phrases are typically used by football supporters to describeascene ...
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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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