Definition of Xanthippe in English:

Xanthippe

Line breaks: Xan|thippe
Pronunciation: /zanˈθɪpi
 
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(also Xantippe /-ˈtɪpi/)
  • (5th century bc), wife of the philosopher Socrates. She is remembered for her allegedly bad-tempered behaviour towards her husband.

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