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  • as inshrew
  • as intomboy

synonyms for spitfire

  • backbiter
  • battle-ax
  • bitch
  • carper
  • detractor
  • dragon
  • fire-eater
  • fishwife
  • fury
  • harpy
  • harridan
  • hellion
  • muckraker
  • nag
  • ogress
  • porcupine
  • scold
  • she-devil
  • termagant
  • tigress
  • virago
  • vixen
  • calumniator
  • hell cat
  • reviler
  • she-wolf
  • vituperator
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How to use spitfire in a sentence

You know a lot of us took charge of the Spitfire, and set the captain and first-mate adrift, off Valparaiso.
ADRIFT ON THE PACIFICEDWARD S. ELLIS
I suppose she will tackle that little spitfire of a dog which I inflicted on them.
A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSSARAH TYTLER
I am not so sure that my pretty spitfire would not rather have it than any ring I could give her.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Commodore Perry hoisted his flag on the "Spitfire" and led the way up the river with the boats of the squadron in tow.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
"Why, you audacious little spitfire," the old man begins to splutter, but Vane Charteris interrupts him gravely.
GUY KENMORE'S WIFE AND THE ROSE AND THE LILYMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Before we had reached the outskirts of pines, I observed that the piece of lasso around Spitfire's nose had worked loose.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
But when he saw Spitfire chewing him he uttered a shrill scream and fell sidewise off his horse.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
Spitfire, having already been chained, was the first lion we endeavored to introduce to our family of captives.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
Youll pay for that common, you spitfire, when Ive tamed you, he mumbled.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
"Spitfire isn't half so venomous as she used to be," was the general verdict.
THE JOLLIEST TERM ON RECORDANGELA BRAZIL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SPITFIRE

  • backbiter
  • battle-ax
  • bitch
  • calumniator
  • carper
  • detractor
  • dragon
  • fire-eater
  • fishwife
  • fury
  • harpy
  • harridan
  • hell cat
  • hellion
  • muckraker
  • nag
  • ogress
  • porcupine
  • reviler
  • scold
  • she-devil
  • she-wolf
  • spitfire
  • termagant
  • tigress
  • virago
  • vituperator
  • vixen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.