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Meanings of Shagreens:

noun

Sharkskin used as a decorative material or, due to its natural rough surface of pointed scales, as an abrasive.

Usage examples:

Pseudopecten dentatus, however, is prosocline, more equilateral and flaring, and lacks shagreen or …

Meanings of Shagroon:

noun

A settler in canterbury who came from a place other than britain, typically one from australia.

Usage examples:

The influx of shagroons broke down the logically contrived land system

Shags

ʃaɡ

Meanings of Shags:

noun

A carpet or rug with a long, rough pile.

Usage examples:

Wall-to-wall shag carpet
verb

Chase or catch (fly balls) for practice.

Usage examples:

You run down to the field and hit a few baseballs and shag a few fly balls

Shahid

ʃəˈhiːd

Meanings of Shahid:

noun

A muslim martyr.

Usage examples:

They are the ones we most fear, as they have nothing to lose, they gain popularity by becoming shah…

Meanings of Shahs:

noun

A title of the former monarch of iran.

Usage examples:

Daydreams of living like a prince are one thing, but living in a house that has played host to king…

Shaikh

ʃeɪk

Meanings of Shaikh:

noun

An arab leader, in particular the chief or head of an arab tribe, family, or village.

Usage examples:

Sheikh zayed bin sultan al-nahyan

Meanings of Shaitan:

noun

(in muslim countries) the devil or an evil spirit.

Usage examples:

More importantly, as the shaitan incarnate, he becomes a symbol of resistance for black british you…

Shaitans

ʃeɪˈtɑːn

Meanings of Shaitans:

noun

(in muslim countries) the devil or an evil spirit.

Usage examples:

More importantly, as the shaitan incarnate, he becomes a symbol of resistance for black british you…

Meanings of Shaiva:

noun

A member of one of the main branches of modern hinduism, devoted to the worship of the god shiva as the supreme being.

Usage examples:

The three-hour conference is especially significant because it honors sadhus of both the saiva and …

Shaka

ˈʃɑːkə

Meanings of Shaka:

noun

A hand gesture in which the thumb and little finger are extended outwards from a closed fist, used when greeting or parting from someone or to express approval, solidarity, etc.

Usage examples:

He didn't know who the guy was, but still gave a shaka and said ‘nice voice’
exclamation

Used to express approval, solidarity, etc., often when greeting or parting from someone.

Usage examples:

‘shaka, brah.’ he high-fived lopaka, then broke into laughter
proper noun

(c.1787–1828), zulu chief 1816–28. he reorganized his forces and waged war against many nguni clans, subjugating them and forming a zulu empire in south-eastern africa.

Meanings of Shake:

verb

(of a structure or area of land) tremble or vibrate.

Usage examples:

Buildings shook in sacramento and tremors were felt in reno
noun

An act of shaking.

Usage examples:

She gave her red curls a shake

Shake up

ʃeɪk

Meanings of Shake up:

idiom

Shock physically

phrasal verb

Mix ingredients by shaking.

Usage examples:

Use soap flakes shaken up in the water to make bubbles

Meanings of Shake-a-leg:

idiom

To hurry

Usage examples:

Better shake a leg, we leave in ten minutes.

Meanings of Shake-down:

phrasal verb

Cause something to fall or settle by shaking.

Usage examples:

A brisk wind this morning has shaken down masses of leaves
noun

The act of getting money from someone by using threats

Usage examples:

Her lawyers say the suit is a shakedown, an attempt to get her to pay them off.

Meanings of Shake-hands-on:

phrase

If two people shake (hands) on something, they make an agreement by briefly joining hands and moving them slightly up and down

Usage examples:

It seems that we have a deal, so let's shake (hands) on it., she agreed to buy the company for £6.5…

Meanings of Shake-like-a-leaf:

idiom

To shake in a way that you cannot control because you are very nervous or frightened

Usage examples:

He had gone completely white and was shaking like a leaf., she waited to come on stage, trembling l…

Meanings of Shake-off:

idiom

Get rid of

phrasal verb

Manage to evade or outmanoeuvre someone who is following or annoying one.

Usage examples:

He thought he had shaken off his pursuer

Meanings of Shake-out:

phrasal verb

If an organization or situation shakes out, it begins to work normally after a period of change or confusion

Usage examples:

A lot depends on how the new structure shakes out., we don't know how it's all going to shake out.,…

Shakedown

ˈʃeɪkdaʊn

Meanings of Shakedown:

noun

Another term for shake-up.

Usage examples:

A major british monarchy shakedown

Shakedowns

ˈʃeɪkdaʊn

Meanings of Shakedowns:

noun

Another term for shake-up.

Usage examples:

A major british monarchy shakedown

Shaken

ˈʃeɪ.kən

Meanings of Shaken:

verb

(of a structure or area of land) tremble or vibrate.

Usage examples:

Buildings shook in sacramento and tremors were felt in reno
adjective

Having had one's composure or confidence upset; shocked or disturbed.

Usage examples:

The two boys were very shaken

Past participle of shake

Shakeout

ˈʃeɪk.aʊt

Meanings of Shakeout:

noun

An upheaval in or radical reorganization of a business, market, or organization, typically involving streamlining and redundancies.

Usage examples:

The current shake-out in the computer industry

Meanings of Shakeouts:

noun

An upheaval in or radical reorganization of a business, market, or organization, typically involving streamlining and redundancies.

Usage examples:

The current shake-out in the computer industry

Meanings of Shaker:

noun

A container used for mixing ingredients by shaking.

Usage examples:

A cocktail shaker

Meanings of Shakerism:

noun

The faith and practices of the shakers.

Usage examples:

One of the most well-known tenets of shakerism is celibacy

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