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Definitionsmart — especially in negotiating with people (may infer underhanded dealings)
- Frodo said nothing: the shrewd guesses of the farmer were rather disconcerting.1.4 -- Book 1 Chapter 4 -- A Short Cut to Mushrooms (76% in)
- 'Old Maggot is a shrewd fellow,' said Merry.1.5 -- Book 1 Chapter 5 -- A Conspiracy Unmasked (43% in)
There are no more uses of "shrewd" in The Fellowship of the Ring.
Typical Usage (best examples)