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shrewd

shrewd - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shrewd

Definition
(adj) marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
Synonyms : astute , sharp
Example Sentence
  • a smart businessman
  • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
  • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

Definition
(adj) used of persons
Example Sentence
  • the most calculating and selfish men in the community

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shrewd

just think of shrew i.e. a small mouse like animal....so thing "is chote hamesha chalak hote hain..."(Hindi)
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by shanky456

those people may be rude sometimes if they're too smart
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by Enigmaticguitar

Shrewd(shre+wd~ western digital)The smart/hardheaded intelligent managers of WD western digital has decided to start a new busines in India for high profits at low making cost,and they named it as SHREwd(aded shre fr indian touch
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by NarenSuri

spelled as [shrood] sounds like a sword (a sword is sharp so a person who is shrewd has a sharp brain*clever* ,penetrating*going to the depth of matters especially practical ones* )
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by sainathreddy92

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