Complete Definition of "shrewd"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ÊɹuËd/
shroÍod, /ÊruËd/, /Sru:d/
Rhymes:English:-uËd|Rhymes: -uËd

Adjective
en-adj|er

  1. showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters
  2. artful, tricky or cunning
  3. streetwise

Derived terms
shrewdly
shrewdness

Translations
trans-top|showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters
Finnish: näppärä, kätevä
French: perspicace
trans-mid
Italian: che è in gamba
trans-bottom

trans-top|artful, tricky or cunning
Finnish: nokkela, näppärä
French: habile
trans-mid
Italian: sveglio
trans-bottom

trans-top|streetwise
Finnish: kätevä
trans-mid
trans-bottom

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