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English definition of “shrug”

shrug

noun [C] (SHOULDER MOVEMENT)    /ʃrʌɡ/
the action of raising and lowering your shoulders to express something: "I'm afraid there's nothing I can do about your problem ," she said with a shrug. "Well, I suppose we'll just have to do what he says," said Kim with a shrug of resignation .Gestures with the head or shoulders
(Definition of shrug noun (SHOULDER MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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