1. a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
Similar word(s): termagant
Definition categories: person
2. small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
Similar word(s): shrewmouse
Sentences with shrew as a noun:
- You'd better not stay out late tonight — your mother is quite a shrew and you'll never hear the end of it.
1. (obsolete, transitive) To beshrew; to curse.