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Meaning of shrew

shrew

Pronunciation: (shr), [key]
— n.
  1. a woman of violent temper and speech; termagant.

shrew

Pronunciation: (shr), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several small, mouselike insectivores of the genus Sorex and related genera, having a long, sharp snout.
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