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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A nagging woman or shrew.

Usage examples (32)
  • Family legend recounts that Sister Garrison once quite literally broke up her husband's drinking party by smashing the offending bottles, and this is sometimes taken to mean...
  • "Lord! what a termagant is your pretty cousin, Mr. Mallock!" said my companion when we were out of doors again.
  • I'd never heard "termagant" before, I'll have to look it up :
  • I am particularly fond of the word "termagant," so if you're an AF reading this post, do feel free to use that word as a descriptor for me. for more
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