Associations to the word «Shrew»

Wiktionary

SHREW, noun. Any of numerous small, mouselike, chiefly nocturnal, mammals of the family Soricidae.
SHREW, noun. (pejorative) An ill-tempered, nagging woman: a scold.
SHREW, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To beshrew; to curse.

Dictionary definition

SHREW, noun. A scolding nagging bad-tempered woman.
SHREW, noun. Small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles.

Wise words

A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
Robert Burton