Definitions for battle-axˈbæt lˌæks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bat•tle-axˈbæt lˌæks(n.)

or bat•tle-axe

  1. a broadax formerly used as a weapon of war.

    Category: Military

  2. Slang. an aggressive, domineering woman.

    Category: Sexuality

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. battle-ax, battle-axe(noun)

    a broadax used as a weapon

  2. battle-ax, battle-axe(noun)

    a sharp-tongued domineering wife


  1. battle-ax(Noun)

    An axe, used in combat as a weapon; usually large and often double-headed.

  2. battle-ax(Noun)

    A belligerent and often unattractive person, especially a woman.

    Naturally, she deeply resented having been called a battle-ax.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Battle-ax(noun)

    alt. of Battle-axe


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