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Definition of the adjective shrewish

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  1. continually complaining or faultfinding

Alternative definition of the adjective shrewish

adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to a shrew, a nagging, ill-tempered woman.

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Google previewEssential 18037 Pages English Dictionary (2015)

by Nam Nguyen

Inclining to shrew; disposing to curse or scold; hence, vicious; malicious; evil; wicked; mischievous; vexatious; rough; unfair; shrewish.

Google previewDickens Dictionary (MAXNotes Literature Guides) (2015)

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.

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (1999)

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.

Google previewThe World Book Dictionary (2003)

c shrewish: Thou wilt never get thee a husband if thou be so shrewd of thy tongue (Shakespeare), [earlier shrewed malignant, ill-disposed, past participle of ...

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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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