/ˈtɜr mə gənt/


1 a boisterous, brawling, turbulent person (formerly applied to both sexes, now only to women). 2 an imaginary being supposed by the Christians to be a Mohammedan deity or false god. He is represented in the ancient moralities, farces, and puppet shows as extremely vociferous and tumultuous.

Though John had been happily married for several years, he often caught himself daydreaming about his college girlfriend. He remembered her well. Her smile, her curiosity, the subtle curves of her breasts. The artistry with which she regularly tackled what John called “One hell of a rim job.” Yet, somehow, she’d become a termagant. And they drifted apart, and that was that.

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“Termagant.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/termagant. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “termagant”, accessed April 14, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/termagant.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Termagant. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved April 14, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/termagant

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