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  • s  continually complaining or faultfinding
    a shrewish wife

  • That too featured your favorite minority emblems loudmouthed Italian fathers in undershirts, shrewish Jewish mamas nagging at the small fry and prodding their older progeny to .
  • In Bringing Up Father, Irish-born Jiggs plans desperate stratagems to escape his starched collar and shrewish wife for the solid comforts of Dinty Moore's saloon.
  • Husband Kevin McCarthy can't stand shrewish Wife Lee Grant, so he takes up with Model Viveca Lindfors, who is the mistress of his best friend Herbert Berghof.
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  • Nicolas Cage Teaming With Terry Zwigoff, Ed Pressman for 'Lost Melody'
    By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES ( - Oscar winner Nicolas Cage is in talks to star in "Lost Melody," an indie movie that will be directed by Terry Zwigoff ("Bad Santa") and produced by Edward R. Pressman ("American Psycho"). According to Pressman, Zwigoff has his eye on Cage to play a man who's trapped in a marriage to a shrewish wife and falls in love with a prostitute. Zwigoff co-wrote ...
    July 2, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Jane Fonda in Zee News
    While speaking to 'More' magazine, Jane said that the roles are "either dour, or less interesting versions of the shrewish mother-in-law," reports the Daily Express.
  • Joy Behar in New York Daily News
    The beauty of this story is that he was winning the PR wars when you were on the air, they were taking about how you picked on him and you were shrewish,Behar joked, adding, "You don't look shrewish."

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