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harridan

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EtymologyEdit

Perhaps a modification of French haridelle (old horse, nag).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhæɹ.ɪ.dən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɛɹ.ɪ.dən/, /ˈhæɹ.ɪ.dən/
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NounEdit

harridan (plural harridans)

  1. A vicious and scolding woman, especially an older one.

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