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Definition of Shrewd


  1. Inclining to shrew; disposing to curse or scold; hence, vicious; malicious; evil; wicked; mischievous; vexatious; rough; unfair; shrewish.
  2. Artful; wily; cunning; arch.
  3. Able or clever in practical affairs; sharp in business; astute; sharp-witted; sagacious; keen; as, a shrewd observer; a shrewd design; a shrewd reply.
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Shrewd Translations

shrewd in Dutch is sluw
shrewd in German is schlau, scharfsinnig
shrewd in Spanish is sutil
shrewd in Swedish is slug, smart, klipsk
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