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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A gesture involving the shoulders v. - Raise one's shoulders to indicate indifference or resignation.

Usage examples (36)
  • The reason we are told with a shrug is always the same: This is Serbia.
  • Of all the leaders, his shrug is the most convincing.
  • "Of all the leaders, his shrug is the most convincing."
  • The icing on top is the leather shrug, which is on a jacket layer. for more
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