He rolled his eyes at his mother, who was practically puffing up in indignation for the termagant who had all but threw him out of her home after the argument they had about the engagement.
Dearest, if I'm one, then you must be a termagant , a misandrist and all its synonyms rolled into one.
Your highness, sorry about the shrieking termagant !
At the dawn of the U.S. civil rights era, black stereotypes - the shiftless coon, termagant Mammy, servile Uncle Tom - remained the order of the day in popular American mass entertainment.
Rourke was sure he would not want to face the termagant anytime soon.
The sextet devoted way too much ribaldry to speech impediments and Jesus' termagant mum, and the film-making craft, which I'd remembered as spiffy, now looked slack.
I like to imagine my mother a harried and frantic termagant , slightly crazed and in distinct need of sedation.