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Xan·thip·pe

 (zăn-thĭp′ē, -tĭp′ē) or Xan·tip·pe (-tĭp′ē) Fifth century bc.
The wife of Socrates, traditionally described as shrewish and scolding.

Xanthippe

(zænˈθɪpɪ) or

Xantippe

n
1. (Biography) the wife of Socrates, proverbial as a scolding and quarrelsome woman
2. any nagging, peevish, or irritable woman

Xan•thip•pe

(zænˈtɪp i)

n.
1. fl. late 5th century B.C., wife of Socrates.
2. a shrewish woman.
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