Thursday, December 19, 2013

Shrew

Shrew [ shroo ]
 noun, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. an ill-tempered woman known for her scolding
2. a small, mouse-like insectivorous mammal that has a long, pointed snout and soft fur
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The shrew screeched the house down.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 A conservation project in Kent is giving people the chance to learn more about water shrews.