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 Dictionary entry overview: What does shrewish mean? 

SHREWISH (adjective)
  The adjective SHREWISH has 1 sense:

1. continually complaining or faultfinding

  Familiarity information: SHREWISH used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SHREWISH (adjective)

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Continually complaining or faultfinding


nagging; shrewish

Context examples:

a shrewish wife / nagging parents


ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)

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