Pronunciation: (shrug), [key]
—v., shrugged, shrug•ging,
to raise and contract (the shoulders), expressing indifference, disdain, etc.
1. to raise and contract the shoulders.
2. shrug off,
a. to disregard; minimize: to shrug off an insult.
b. to rid oneself of: to shrug off the effects of a drug.
1. the movement of raising and contracting the shoulders.
2. a short sweater or jacket that ends above or at the waistline.
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