- 1 very good at understanding and making judgments about a situation synonym astute a shrewd businessman She is a shrewd judge of character.
- 2 showing good judgment and likely to be right a shrewd move He made a shrewd observation about them just now.
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adverb Linda looked at him shrewdly.
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noun [uncountable] The coach showed considerable tactical shrewdness.