Definition of Shrugs

1. Noun. (plural of shrug) ¹



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Definition of Shrugs

1. shrug [v] - See also: shrug

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrugs

shrubby penstemon
shrubland
shrublands
shrubless
shrublet
shrublike
shrubs
shrubsteppe
shrubsteppes
shruff
shrug
shrug off
shrugged
shrugging
shruggingly
shrugs (current term)
shrunk
shrunken
shtchi
shtchis
shtetel
shtetels
shtetl
shtetlach
shtetls
shtick
shtickier
shtickiest
shtickl
shticks

Literary usage of Shrugs

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

1. Self-formation; Or, The History of an Individual Mind: Intended as a Guide by Capel Lofft (1846)
"I cared no more for the shrugs and sneers of fashion, the expostulations of mere custom, than for the grimaces of a harlequin ; instead of shrinking from ..."

2. The Romance of Savage Life: Describing the Life of Primitive Man, His by George Francis Scott Elliot (1908)
"... LANGUAGE First language—shrugs and wavings of fan—Poultry language—Bow-wow theory—Good descriptive names—Baby words—Ba—Kau—Would you —Number of possible ..."

3. The Wandering Jew (and Jewess)by R. D. Manning, Eugene Sue by R. D. Manning, Eugene Sue (2003)
"MOROK shrugs his shoulders, carrying the bottle to his lips. JACQUES instantly follows. The stony and impassive features of MOROK, as well as the thin, ..."

4. Sunday Lecturesby Joseph Krauskopf, Henry Berkowitz, Joseph Leonard Levy by Joseph Krauskopf, Henry Berkowitz, Joseph Leonard Levy (1891)
"... shrugs but its shoulder, raises but its eye-brow, and a fair name is sullied, a happy home is blasted, sweet and comforting relationships are broken up, ..."

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