Synonyms of shrewd in English:


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1‘a shrewd businessman’

astute, sharp-witted, sharp, acute, intelligent, clever, alert, canny, media-savvy, perceptive, perspicacious, observant, discriminating, sagacious, sage, wise, far-seeing, far-sighted
cunning, artful, crafty, wily, calculating, disingenuous
informal on the ball, smart, savvy
British informal suss
Scottish, Northern English informal pawky
North American informal heads-up
rare long-headed, sapient, argute
have all one's wits about one

stupid, unwise, ingenuous