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Shanking

ʃæŋk

Meanings of Shanking:

noun

The action of striking the ball with the heel of the club.

verb

Strike (the ball) with the heel of the club.

Usage examples:

I shanked a shot and hit a person on a shoulder

Meanings of Shankings:

noun

The action of striking the ball with the heel of the club.

Shanks

ʃæŋk

Meanings of Shanks:

noun

A person's leg, especially the part from the knee to the ankle.

Usage examples:

The old man's thin, bony shanks showed through his trousers
verb

Strike (the ball) with the heel of the club.

Usage examples:

I shanked a shot and hit a person on a shoulder

Meanings of Shannies:

noun

A small greenish-brown european blenny (fish) of the shoreline and intertidal waters.

Usage examples:

Spider crabs stalked the seabed; wrasse, blennies, shannies and rockling darted over the reefs, and…

Meanings of Shannon:

proper noun

The longest river of ireland. it rises in county leitrim near lough allen and flows 390 km (240 miles) south and west to its estuary on the atlantic.

Shant

ʃɑːnt

Meanings of Shant:

contraction

Shall not.

Usage examples:

We shan't be gone long

Shanti

ˈʃɑːnti

Meanings of Shanti:

noun

Peace.

Usage examples:

‘shanti! shanti! you must not let anger possess you like that.’

Shanties

ˈʃæn.ti

Meanings of Shanties:

noun

A small, crudely built shack.

Usage examples:

They were replaced by shanties and shacks built of nothing more than clapboard or wattle and daub w…

Meanings of Shantung:

noun

A dress fabric spun from tussore silk with random irregularities in the surface texture.

Usage examples:

A shantung blouse

Shanty

ˈʃæn.ti

Meanings of Shanty:

noun

A small, crudely built shack.

Usage examples:

They were replaced by shanties and shacks built of nothing more than clapboard or wattle and daub w…

Meanings of Shanty-town:

noun

An area in or near a city in which poor people live in small, badly built houses

Shantyman

ˈʃantɪman

Meanings of Shantyman:

noun

A lumberjack.

Usage examples:

A soloist, the ‘shantyman’, would improvise verses, and the working team would punctuate with invar…

Shantymen

ˈʃantɪman

Meanings of Shantymen:

noun

A lumberjack.

Usage examples:

A soloist, the ‘shantyman’, would improvise verses, and the working team would punctuate with invar…

Shantytown

ˈʃæn.ti.taʊn

Meanings of Shantytown:

noun

A deprived area on the outskirts of a town consisting of large numbers of shanty dwellings.

Shapable

ˈʃeɪ.pə.bəl

Meanings of Shapable:

adjective

Able to be made into a particular shape, physical form, or arrangement

Usage examples:

This bread dough is shapeable, and you could really make any shape you wanted., good clay is soft, …

Shape

ʃeɪp

Meanings of Shape:

noun

The external form, contours, or outline of someone or something.

Usage examples:

She liked the shape of his nose
verb

Give a particular shape or form to.

Usage examples:

Most caves are shaped by the flow of water through limestone
abbreviation

Supreme headquarters allied powers europe.

Meanings of Shape up or ship out:

phrase

Used as an ultimatum to someone to improve their performance or behaviour or face being made to leave.

Usage examples:

‘nah,’ interrupted another, ‘i heard that he's very strict and that he's going to make this school …
idiom

Said to tell someone that they must improve their performance or behaviour or they will have to leave

Meanings of Shape-up:

phrasal verb

Develop or progress in a particular way.

Usage examples:

I wanted to see how things had been shaping up in my absence

Meanings of Shaped:

adjective

Having a defined external form or outline.

Usage examples:

An enclosed back garden with a shaped lawn
verb

Give a particular shape or form to.

Usage examples:

Most caves are shaped by the flow of water through limestone

Meanings of Shapeless:

adjective

(especially of a garment) lacking a distinctive or attractive shape.

Usage examples:

She wore a shapeless frock and no make-up

Shapelessly

ˈʃeɪp.ləs.li

Meanings of Shapelessly:

adverb

In a way that has no clear form or structure

Usage examples:

Her clothes hung shapelessly (= loosely and without fitting well) on her., the three men were all h…

Shapelessness

ˈʃeɪp.ləs.nəs

Meanings of Shapelessness:

noun

The quality of being shapeless (= without a clear form or structure)

Usage examples:

There was no horizon; the cliffs a few miles off had faded into a hazy shapelessness., the essay su…

Shapelier

ˈʃeɪpli

Meanings of Shapelier:

adjective

(especially of a woman or part of her body) having an attractive or well-proportioned shape.

Usage examples:

The shots have been manipulated to enhance the star's shapely figure

Shapeliest

ˈʃeɪ.pli

Meanings of Shapeliest:

adjective

(especially of a woman or part of her body) having an attractive or well-proportioned shape.

Usage examples:

The shots have been manipulated to enhance the star's shapely figure

Shapeliness

ˈʃeɪ.pli.nəs

Meanings of Shapeliness:

noun

(especially of a woman's body or parts of a woman's body) the quality of having an attractive form

Usage examples:

Her figure had lost a lot of its former shapeliness., when designing a shoe, it is desirable to com…

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