Definitions for harridanˈhɑr ɪ dn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

har•ri•danˈhɑr ɪ dn(n.)

  1. a scolding, vicious woman; hag; shrew.

Origin of harridan:

1690–1700; perh. alter of F haridelle worn-out horse, gaunt woman

Princeton's WordNet

  1. harridan(noun)

    a scolding (even vicious) old woman


  1. harridan(Noun)

    A vicious and scolding woman, especially an older one.

  2. Origin: Perhaps a modification of haridelle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harridan(noun)

    a worn-out strumpet; a vixenish woman; a hag


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