Definition of shrewdly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃruːdli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃruːdli//
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in a way that shows that somebody is clever at understanding and making judgements about a situation synonym astutely Linda looked at him shrewdly. As Marx once shrewdly observed, ‘economists are like theologians’.