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TERMAGANT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does termagant mean? 

TERMAGANT (noun)
  The noun TERMAGANT has 1 sense:

1. a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman

  Familiarity information: TERMAGANT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TERMAGANT (noun)


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Meaning:

A scolding nagging bad-tempered woman

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

shrew; termagant

Hypernyms ("termagant" is a kind of...):

disagreeable woman; unpleasant woman (a woman who is an unpleasant person)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "termagant"):

virago (a noisy or scolding or domineering woman)

yenta ((Yiddish) a vulgar shrew; a shallow coarse termagant)


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