Definition of froward:
obstreperous, headstrong, petulant, incompliant, rebel, willful, unmanageable, attitude, ornery, self-willed, refractory, obstinate, wayward, insubordinate, factious, intractable, wilful, restive, ungovernable, unruly, untoward, difficult, errant, recalcitrant, perverse, mischievous, disobedient, contumacious, bad, contrary, recusant, defiant, support, contrarious, impossible, stubborn, misbehaving, rebellious, fractious, balky, incontrollable.
- disobedient (part of speech: adjective)
It then occurred to him that the sight of this ragged crone, and the chronicle of her woes, might be an excellent medicine for his " froward," ungrateful wife, and teach her to know when she was well off; and after speaking in confidence with the old woman, he bade him who recounts the adventure escort her into the lady's presence.- "A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)", Mrs. Sutherland Orr.
- "Margery, Volume 7.", Georg Ebers.
- "The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I.", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009.