View definitions for Xanthippe


noun as in harpy

noun as in vixen

Discover More

Example Sentences

The return of Xanthippe and his children indicates that the philosopher is not 'made of oak or rock.'

The monologue of Xanthippe—in which she gave her candid opinion of Socrates—was, in its way, and within its limits, a masterpiece.

Xanthippe by name, yclept also Iaia by way of jest, escapes from sorrow since her soul from the body flies.

A new Xanthippe, she severely tried my Socratic patience by reiterating that I was frittering away her dowry—her dowry!

Queen Elizabeth, attended by Ophelia and Xanthippe, was walking along the river-bank.


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for huddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Xanthippe, such as: hag, nag, shrew, virago, and vixen.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.