Share this entry
shrew
American English: /ʃru/
British English: /ʃruː/

Translation of shrew in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Zoology)
    Example sentences
    • Several small mammals live in the park - genets, shrews, hedgehogs and mongooses.
    • With the zoo's high densities of rodents (deer mice, white-footed mice, house mice, shrews, moles, and Norway rats), a relatively high density of rodent predators could be achieved.
    • Foxes, rabbits, harvest mice, house mice, dormice, shrews, weasels, and voles all depend on the hedgerows as a place to breed, hunt or shelter.
  • 2 (woman) The Taming of the Shrew
    La fierecilla domada
    Example sentences
    • Socrates was married, you know, and his wife, Xanthippe, was a shrew.
    • Now, with this Ann doll, you can start training those young girls at an early age to become bigoted shrews!
    • He was perhaps more in love with the study of philosophy than with his family - that his wife Xanthippe was shrew is a later tale.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.