HyperDic: shrewd

English > 2 senses of the word shrewd:
ADJECTIVEallshrewd, astute, sharpmarked by practical hardheaded intelligence
allshrewd, calculating, calculative, conniving, schemingused of persons
shrewd > pronunciation
Soundsshruw'd
Rhymesaccrued ... vicissitude: 66 rhymes with uwd...
English > shrewd: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by practical hardheaded intelligence.
Example "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
Synonymsastute, sharp
Broadersmartshowing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
Spanishastuta, astuto, perspicaz, sagaz
Catalanastut, perspicaç, sagaç
Nounsshrewdnessintelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
Adverbsshrewdlyin a shrewd manner
English > shrewd: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed of persons.
Synonymscalculating, calculative, conniving, scheming
Broaderharddispassionate
Spanishcalculador, interesado
Catalancalculador
Nounsshrewdnessintelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)

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