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English definition of “shake”

shake

noun [C] (MOVEMENT)   /ʃeɪk/
the act of moving something backward and forward or up and down in quick, short movements: Give the bottle a shake. Maria answered no with a shake of her head. infml A shake is a milkshake. the shakes infml The shakes is a condition in which most or all of your body moves slightly from cold, fear, or illness: Just thinking about the upcoming interview gave him the shakes.
(Definition of shake noun (MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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