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Meaning of SHREWISH

Pronunciation:  'shrooish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  continually complaining or faultfinding; "a shrewish wife"; "nagging parents"
 

SHREWISH is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: ill-natured, nagging
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shrew"ish\, a.
having the qualities of a shrew; having a scolding
disposition; froward; peevish.

      My wife is shrewish when I keep not hours. --Shak.
-- {Shrew"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Shrew"ish*ness}, n.

 

 

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