Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
shrewd

shrewd

 
 
pronunciation:
shrud
part of speech: adjective
inflections: shrewder, shrewdest
definition: displaying good judgment and foresight; cunning; astute.
synonyms:
astute, canny, cunning, sharp, smart
antonyms:
simple
similar words:
acute, artful, calculating, circumspect, clever, crafty, discerning, farsighted, foxy, hardheaded, keen, Machiavellian, politic, prudent, sharp-witted, wise
derivations: shrewdly (adv.), shrewdness (n.)