Synonyms for shrewd

Synonyms for (adj) shrewd

Synonyms: sharp, shrewd, astute

Definition: marked by practical hardheaded intelligence

Usage: a smart businessman; an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease; he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

Similar words: smart

Definition: showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness

Synonyms: calculating, calculative, scheming, shrewd, conniving

Definition: used of persons

Usage: the most calculating and selfish men in the community

Similar words: hard

Definition: dispassionate

Usage: took a hard look; a hard bargainer;

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