副词:shrewdly 形容词比较级:shrewder 最高级:shrewdest
adj (-er, -est) having or showing good judgement and common sense; astute 有准确判断力和常识的; 精明的; 敏锐的
*a shrewd financier, dealer, politician, etc 精明的金融家、商人、政治家等
* a shrewd argument, plan, measure, investment 高明的论点、计画、措施、投资
* make a shrewd guess, ie one that is likely to be right 猜得相当准.
[Date: 1200-1300; Origin: shrew in the old meaning 'very bad man']
good at judging what people or situations are really like
Malcolm is a shrewd and realistic businessman.
She was shrewd enough to guess who was responsible.
Capra looked at her with shrewd eyes.
well judged and likely to be right
a shrewd decision
Bridget has a shrewd idea of what will sell.
'Something tells me you've already decided,' he said shrewdly.
1. Her brother is a shrewd businessman. 她兄弟是个精明的生意人。
2. He was a shrewd and wealthy businessman, but most people in the town hardly knew anything about this side of his life. 他是个精明能干、有钱的商人，但镇上大部分人对他生活中的这一个方面几乎一无所知。