Definition of Xanthippe in English:

Xanthippe

Syllabification: Xan·thip·pe
Pronunciation: /zanˈtipē, -ˈTHipē
 
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(also Xantippe /-ˈtipē/)
  • (5th century bc), wife of Socrates. Her allegedly bad-tempered behavior toward her husband made her proverbial as a shrew.

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