What is another word for shrewish?

139 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ʃɹˈuːɪʃ], [ ʃɹˈuːɪʃ], [ ʃ_ɹ_ˈuː_ɪ_ʃ]

Shrewish is a term used to describe someone who is nagging, argumentative, and difficult to deal with. There are several synonyms for this word, such as quarrelsome, contentious, ill-tempered, and belligerent. These words are often used interchangeably with shrewish when describing someone who is hard to get along with or who tends to argue constantly. Other synonyms for shrewish include petulant, snappy, crabby, and testy. When using these words, it is important to understand the context in which they are being used so they do not come across as rude or offensive. Ultimately, shrewish and its synonyms are used to describe someone who is difficult to interact with.

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How to use "Shrewish" in context?

The word "shrewish" can be defined as mean or cruel. It can also describe someone or something who is mean and Cruel. The definition of "shrewish" is derived from the adjective "shrewd," which means intelligent, perceptive, or shrewd. The derivation comes from the Old English word "screw," meaning a sharp pointed instrument. Therefore, "shrewish" means to be intelligent, perceptively, and shrewd with the use of a sharp pointed instrument.

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