English adjective: shrewd
|1.||shrewd marked by practical hardheaded intelligence|
|Samples||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.
|2.||shrewd used of persons|
|Samples||The most calculating and selfish men in the community.|
|Synonyms||calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming|