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shrug

 (shrŭg)
v. shrugged, shrug·ging, shrugs
v.tr.
To raise (the shoulders), especially as a gesture of doubt, disdain, or indifference.
v.intr.
To raise the shoulders, especially as a gesture of doubt, disdain, or indifference.
n.
1. An expressive gesture of raising the shoulders.
2. A very short jacket or sweater, having long or short sleeves and usually worn open down the front.
Phrasal Verb:
shrug off
1. To minimize the importance of: shrugged off the defeat and talked about tonight's game.
2. To get rid of: shrug off a burden.
3. To wriggle out of (clothing).

[Middle English shruggen.]

shrug off

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to minimize the importance of; dismiss
2. to get rid of
3. to wriggle out of or push off (clothing)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.shrug off - minimize the importance of, brush aside; "Jane shrugged off the news that her stock had fallen 3 points"
brush aside, brush off, discount, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside - bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"

shrug off

verb disregard, reject, dispel, spurn, repudiate, brush off, pooh-pooh, put out of your mind He shrugged off the criticism.
Translations
يَتَخَلَّص من، يُبْعِد، لا يُبالي
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w>shrug off

vt sepmit einem Achselzucken abtun; coatabschütteln; he simply shrugged the whole affair offer hat die ganze Sache einfach von sich abgeschüttelt

shrug

(ʃrag) past tense, past participle shrugged verb
to show doubt, lack of interest etc by raising (the shoulders). When I asked him if he knew what had happened, he just shrugged (his shoulders).
noun
an act of shrugging. She gave a shrug of disbelief.
shrug off
to dismiss, get rid of or treat as unimportant. She shrugged off all criticism.
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