Definition of Xanthippe in English:

Xanthippe

(also Xantippe)

Pronunciation /zanˈTHipē/ /zænˈθɪpi/ /zanˈtipē/ /zænˈtɪpi/

proper noun

  • (5th century BC), wife of the philosopher Socrates. She is remembered for her allegedly bad-tempered behavior toward her husband.