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What does "Termagant" mean?

Definition

(a.) Tumultuous; turbulent; boisterous; furious; quarrelsome; scolding (n.) A boisterous, brawling, turbulent person; -- formerly applied to both sexes, now only to women (n.) An imaginary being supposed by the Christians to be a Mohammedan deity or false god. He is represented in the ancient moralities, farces, and puppet shows as extremely vociferous and tumultous


Synonyms shrew


Word Family termagants