What is another word for biddy?

Pronunciation: [bˈɪdi] (IPA)

Biddy is a term used to refer to an old woman or a woman who is considered to be unpleasantly bossy or interfering. There are several synonyms for the word biddy that can be used interchangeably depending on the context of the sentence. These synonyms include hag, crone, witch, old bag, battle-ax, shrew, harpy, termagant, virago, and dragon lady, among others. These words all generally suggest an unpleasant or undesirable woman, but they can vary in their level of offensiveness from relatively mild to quite severe. It is important to use these words with caution, as they can be viewed as disrespectful or even sexist in some contexts.

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What are the hypernyms for Biddy?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Biddy?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Biddy

"Let him cry his fill," said old biddy the maid,-"let him cry his fill, and it will do him good."
"That Boy Of Norcott's"
Charles James Lever
I know she is, for biddy says she asked for a pail of cold water at six this morning, and she's out walking now.
"Spinning-Wheel Stories"
Louisa May Alcott
You're right enough, biddy; 'tis himself, and no other; it's a turn he took to devotion since he grew rich.
"St. Patrick's Eve"
Charles James Lever

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