shameless

adjective shame·less \ ˈshām-ləs \
Updated on: 22 May 2018

Definition of shameless

1 : having no shame : insensible to disgrace
  • a shameless braggart
2 : showing lack of shame
  • the shameless exploitation of the natives

shamelessly

adverb

shamelessness

noun

Examples of shameless in a Sentence

  1. The actor made a shameless plug for his movie.

  2. a shameless display of poor sportsmanship

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First Known Use of shameless

before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SHAMELESS Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of shameless for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing no shame


SHAMELESS Defined for Kids

shameless

adjective shame·less \ ˈshām-ləs \

Definition of shameless for Students

: having no shame
  • a shameless liar

shamelessly

adverb

shamelessness

noun


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