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A woman, who is nasty, overbearing, mean, pompous, arrogant, a selfish busybody, aggressive, disagreeable, or any combination of these. A battleaxe is usually an older woman, and often somewhat unattractive. The standard dictionary definition does not address looks, but one seldom hears a beautiful woman being called a battleaxe, no matter how disagreeable she is.
I hate taking books back late to the library because that old battleaxe at the desk makes such a big deal of it.
by techy2 September 11, 2009
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A fierce, unpleasant older woman with strong opinions.
Ms. Henry is a real battle axe!
Just ignore that old bird, she's a battle axe.
by MustangGT September 25, 2005
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woman of hideous proportians, usually bottle blond with the RIGHT opinion on every thing, so help you God!!
Margaret Thatcher, the battle axe of the Falklands
by goosenard June 30, 2006
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An older female receptionist, secretary or office manager who is very surly, strict, and unpleasant to interact with.
Don't even try to enter building B without a visitor pass, the Battle Axe at the front desk won't let you in and will call security.
by H23 October 22, 2008
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Weapon - two sided axe, held with obne hand inbetween the blades and one lower down the pole.
The barbaric demon charged, battle axe in hand he decapitated thehuman.
by Vehementi Dominus January 30, 2004
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describing a mom that doesnt let their daughter go out in public or private places alone or otherwise unless accompanied by her mom and is a control freak
Well Scott why didn't your girlfriend come down? The old Battleaxe wouldn't let her.
by Sticklee December 25, 2007
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