From virago, from Latin virāgō (“maiden warrior”).
Adjective viraginous (comparative more viraginous, superlative most viraginous) Resembling an overbearing woman; shrew-like. 2008 May 18, Peggy Orenstein, “The Hillary Lesson”, New York Times: A yellow, viraginous caricature of Hillary Clinton leered out from a black background. Resembling an Amazon; of a woman with great bravery, strength, or stature.
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