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Posted 10/19/23

Harridan: (HAIR-eh-den) a noun that means a strict, bossy, or belligerent old woman.

“The old harridan who nannied for the family sent the children to bed early without supper.”

 

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Harridan: (HAIR-eh-den) a noun that means a strict, bossy, or belligerent old woman.

“The old harridan who nannied for the family sent the children to bed early without supper.”

 

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