shrew

shrew(
shru
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. la musaraña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Voles and shrews are the prey of owls and other raptors.Los búhos y otras aves de rapiña se alimentan de ratones de campo y musarañas.
2. (termagant)
a. la arpía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
That old shrew next door told my son off for throwing his ball into her yard.Esa arpía de al lado le regañó a mi hijo por tirar su balón en su jardín.
b. la bruja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The woman who served me was a bad-tempered shrew.La señora que me atendió era una bruja malhumorada.
c. la fiera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
It doesn't pay to get on the wrong side of that shrew of a wife of his.No conviene ganarse la antipatía de esa fiera de esposa que tiene.
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shrew
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (animal)
a. la musaraña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (nagging woman)
a. la bruja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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shrew [ʃruː]
noun
1 (Zool) musaraña (f)
2 (woman) arpía (f); fiera (f)
"The Taming of the Shrew" "La fierecilla domada"
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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