New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: shrub · shroud · chug · drug · hug · rug · shag · shout · shred · shrew
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shrug

1 verb
INTRANSITIVEdo ghuaillí a chroitheadhcroitheadh a bhaint as do ghuaillíshe shrugged and left chroith sí a guaillí agus d'imigh sí léi
TRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m uhe shrugged his shoulders when he heard about it chroith sé a ghuaillí nuair a chuala sé faoi
2 noun actioncroitheadh guaillíhe responded with a shrug of indifference d'fhreagair sé ar nós cuma liom agus chroith sé a ghuaillíthe suggestion was met by her with a shrug of the shoulders ní dhearna sí ach a guaillí a chroitheadh nuair a chuala sí an moladh
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phrasal verbs

shrug off

1 (v + adv) ignore TRANSITIVEneamhiontas a dhéanamh deneamhshuim a dhéanamh dehe shrugged off all the criticism rinne sé neamhiontas den cháineadh ar fad, rinne sé neamhshuim den cháineadh ar fad 2 (v + adv) cast off TRANSITIVEcaith díotcuir díot  c m ushe shrugged off her coat chaith sí di a cótahe shrugged off the defender chuir sé an cosantóir de