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termagant

ter·ma·gant

termagant

 
pronunciation:
tuhr m gnt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: a woman who loudly and persistently scolds, nags, or quarrels; shrew.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: scolding, nagging, quarrelsome, or abusive; shrewish.
derivation: termagantly (adv.)