shame on (someone)

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of shame on (someone)

used to say that someone should feel sorry for doing something wrong
  • Shame on you for being so rude.

Word by Word Definitions

shame play
  1. : a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or impropriety

  2. : the susceptibility to such emotion

  3. : a condition of humiliating disgrace or disrepute : ignominy

  1. : to bring shame to : disgrace

  2. : to put to shame by outdoing

  3. : to cause to feel shame

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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