What does harridan mean?

Definitions for harridanˈhɑr ɪ dn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word harridan.

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

  2. Origin: [F. haridelle a worn-out horse, jade.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Harridan

    har′i-dan, n. a vixenish old woman. [Prob. O. Fr. haridelle, a lean horse, a jade.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harridan in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harridan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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Translations for harridan

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Hexe, Drache, Vettel, Xanthippe, DrachenGerman
  • arpíaSpanish
  • äkäpussiFinnish
  • virago, haridelle, xanthippe, harpie, mégère, casse-couilles, dragonFrench
  • banyaHungarian
  • ջադու, վհուկArmenian
  • 鬼女, 鬼婆, 悪婆Japanese
  • мегера, карга, ведьма, мымра, грымзаRussian

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