Definition of Shrewlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a shrew (mouselike mammal) or some aspect of one. ¹



2. Adjective. Resembling a shrew (ill-tempered woman) or some aspect of one; shrewish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shrewlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrewlike

shrewd
shrewder
shrewdest
shrewdie
shrewdies
shrewdish
shrewdly
shrewdness
shrewdnesses
shrewed
shrewing
shrewish
shrewishly
shrewishness
shrewishnesses
shrewlike (current term)
shrewmice
shrewmouse
shrews
shri
shriech
shrieched
shrieches
shriek
shrieked
shrieker
shriekers
shriekfest
shriekfests
shriekier

Literary usage of Shrewlike

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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"They have a shrewlike head and muzzle, with 10 cutting teeth in the up]>er jaw and only two in the lower. "They . . . live entirely in the ground, ..."

2. Corrie Who? by Maximilian Foster (1908)
"As the last words quit her lips, Mrs. Pinchin drew in her breath with a strong, gasping sigh, again almost of the thickness of a sob; and all her shrewlike ..."

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