HyperDic: shrug

English > 2 senses of the word shrug:
VERBbodyshrugraise one's shoulders to indicate indifference / indifference or resignation
NOUNcommunicationshruga gesture involving the shoulders
shrug > pronunciation
Soundsshrah'g
Rhymesbedbug ... Winnipeg: 26 rhymes with ahg...
English > shrug: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA gesture involving the shoulders.
Broadergesture, motionThe use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
Spanishencogimiento de hombros
Catalanencongiment d'espatlles
Verbsshrugraise one's shoulders to indicate indifference / indifference or resignation
English > shrug: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningRaise one's shoulders to indicate indifference / indifference or resignation.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadergesticulate, gesture, motionshow, express or direct through movement
See alsoshrug offminimize the importance of, brush aside
Nounsshruga gesture involving the shoulders

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