shrug off

verb

Definition of shrug off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to shake off shrugging off sleep

  3. 2 :  to brush aside :  minimize shrugs off the problem

  4. 3 :  to remove (a garment) by wriggling out

Examples of shrug off in a Sentence

  1. an administration that was willing to shrug off the problem

  2. she shrugged off her coat and hung it up neatly

First Known Use of shrug off

1902



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