Synonyms of shrewish in English:

shrewish

adjective

  • orphaned at birth, he was brought up by his shrewish sister
    bad-tempered, quarrelsome, nasty, mean, spiteful, sharp-tongued, scolding, nagging, peevish, catty, snappy, vindictive, aggressive;
    venomous, rancorous, bitchy, snide, backbiting, petulant, vixenish, cattish;
    complaining, grumbling, fault-finding, carping, cavilling, criticizing, captious
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