What does the word virago mean?

Usage examples for virago

  1. And these were the children: Janet was a religious fanatic and a virago, She debated religion with her husband for ten years, Then he refused to talk, and for twenty years Scarcely spoke to her. – Toward the Gulf by Edgar Lee Masters
  2. Was his wife such a terrifying virago? – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer