Definition of Shrugged

1. Verb. (past of ''shrug'') ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shrugged

1. shrug [v] - See also: shrug

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrugged

shrubbing
shrubby
shrubby St John's wort
shrubby penstemon
shrubland
shrublands
shrubless
shrublet
shrublike
shrubs
shrubsteppe
shrubsteppes
shruff
shrug
shrug off
shrugged (current term)
shrugging
shruggingly
shrugs
shrunk
shrunken
shtchi
shtchis
shtetel
shtetels
shtetl
shtetlach
shtetls
shtick
shtickier

Literary usage of Shrugged

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Quo Vadis: A Tale of the Time of Nero by Henryk Sienkiewicz (1897)
"... seeing that she had lust so many of her charms, shrugged his shoulders and thought that tin's shadow from ..."

2. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"shrugged off his arm and took a faltering step down the slope, back toward the road. "I'll wait in the car, okay?" "Mimi," he said. He felt angry at her. ..."

3. The Adventures of Christopher Hawkins by Christopher Hawkins, Charles Ira Bushnell (1864)
"Mr. Sproat shrugged his shoulders, saying, ' I cannot see how you do it.'" CAPT. THOMAS DRINO, whom we have before quoted, says : "The three Hospital ships, ..."

4. Forty Years an Advertising Agent, 1865-1905 by George Presbury Rowell (1906)
"Rowell, you know I don't like that sort of thing"—hesitated, shrugged his shoulders, said, ... shrugged ..."

5. Forty Years an Advertising Agent, 1865-1905 by George Presbury Rowell (1906)
"Rowell, you know I don't like that sort of thing"—hesitated, shrugged his shoulders, said, "Well!" handed the order to Theodore, who stood by, ..."

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