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  • shrewd shrewd  /ʃ ˈrud/ ?  marked by practical hardheaded intelligence

    shrewd meaning(s) 

    1. (adj) marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    2. (adj) used of persons


    shrewd usage(s)

    1. But writer Doug Wright has done a shrewd expansion job.
    2. Those a bit closer to the game had another opinion of Rozelle: as a shrewd promoter of his sport.
  • shrewdly shrewdly  /ʃ ˈrud li/ ?  in a shrewd manner
  • shrewdness shrewdness  /ʃ ˈrud nəs/ ?  intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
  • shrewish shrewish  /ˈʃru ɪʃ/ ?  continually complaining or faultfinding
  • shrewishly shrewishly  in a shrewish manner
  • shrewishness shrewishness  a nature given to nagging or scolding
  • shrewmice shrewmice  small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
  • shrewmouse shrewmouse  small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
  • shriek shriek  /ʃ ˈrik/ ?  sharp piercing cry
  • shrieked shrieked  /ʃ ˈrikt/ ?  uttered in a shrill scream as of pain or terror
  • shrieking shrieking  /ʃ ˈri kɪŋ/ ?  sharp piercing cry
  • shrift shrift  /ʃ ˈrɪft/ ?  the act of being shriven
  • shrike shrike  /ʃraɪk/ ?  any of numerous Old World birds having a strong hooked bill that feed on…
  • shrill shrill  /ʃ ˈrɪl/ ?  having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
  • shrilling shrilling  a continuing shrill noise
  • shrillness shrillness  the quality of being sharp or harsh to the senses
  • shrilly shrilly  in a shrill voice
  • shrimp shrimp  /ʃ ˈrɪmp/ ?  disparaging terms for small people
  • shrimp butter shrimp butter  butter blended with chopped shrimp or seasoned with essence from shrimp…
  • shrimp cocktail shrimp cocktail  a cocktail of cold cooked shrimp and a sauce
  • shrimp newburg shrimp newburg  shrimp in Newburg sauce usually served in a rice ring
  • shrimp sauce shrimp sauce  white sauce with whipping cream and shrimp butter
  • shrimp-fish shrimp-fish  slender tropical shallow-water East Indian fish covered with transparent…
  • shrimper shrimper  /ʃ ˈrɪm pər/ ?  a vessel engaged in shrimping
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