Noun(1) a gesture involving the shoulders
Verb(1) raise one's shoulders to indicate indifference or resignation
(1) I turn a touch, stopped in my tracks, to see the bar-manager shrug his shoulder in subdued agreement.(2) What was anticipated as a big fat Greek embrace turned instead into a casual shrug of the shoulders.(3) For the third time, I rolled my eyes adding a shrug of my shoulders.(4) she gave him a dismissive shrug(5) I commented with a gentle shrug of the shoulders.(6) She gushed while Sol just looked at me with a bemused expression and raised one shoulder in a short shrug .(7) Any restaurant that gets a shrug of the shoulders and a hand waving in the manner of an umpire should consider it a moral victory.(8) Blake moved his left shoulder in a half-hearted shrug and sat down next to her on the rock, carefully cradling his right arm.(9) While the shrug is a gesture of renunciation, it is also a performance that maintains dignity.(10) she lifted her shoulders in a dismissive shrug(11) Also key is quirky detail: a velvet ribbon tied at the waist of a jacket; a fur shrug worn over a sloppy knit; a brooch or a corsage fastening a cardigan.(12) He shunted away her protests with a shrug of his shoulders.(13) All this we could handle with a mere shrug of the shoulders and a wry grin if only the sun were out and the sky was blue.(14) In recent years, security while backpacking has sadly become too great an issue to dismiss with a shrug .(15) Worn with a feather shrug you will ooze elegance and style.(16) Also a light brown camisole tank top, and a short white sweater shrug that had a chocolate brown colored tie in the front.
(1) shrug off :: shrug off
(2) shrug shoulders :: ysgwyddau shrug
(3) shrug one's shoulders :: shrug un o ysgwyddau
1. jerk ::
2. shrug ::
3. indignation ::
4. odium ::
5. impotency ::
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She brushes her hair back, I brush mine.
She SHRUGs, I SHRUG.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 6
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