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sh |ʃ| — Alternative spelling of shh.
shabbiness |ˈʃæbɪnəs| — a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
shabby |ˈʃæbɪ| — showing signs of wear and tear
shabby-genteel |ˌʃæbɪ dʒenˈtiːl| — trying to maintain dignity and self respect despite shabbiness
shabrack |ˈʃæbræk| — The saddlecloth of a cavalry horse.
shack |ʃæk| — small crude shelter used as a dwelling
shackle |ˈʃækl| — a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
shackles |ˈʃækəlz| — plural form of shackle
shad |ˈʃæd| — bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast
shadberry |ˈʃædˌberiː| — edible purple or red berries
shaddock |ˈʃædək| — southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
shade |ʃeɪd| — relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
shaded |ˈʃeɪdəd| — protected from heat and light with shade or shadow
shadeless — Without shade: exposed, not sheltered from the sun.
shading |ˈʃeɪdɪŋ| — graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
shadings |ˈʃeɪdɪŋz| — plural form of shading
shadoof |ʃɑːˈduːf| — A device used to gather water, consisting of a pivoted stick with a bucket on the end of it.
shadow |ˈʃædəʊ| — shade within clear boundaries
shadow-boxing |ˈʃædəʊ bɑːksɪŋ| — Present participle of shadow-box.
shadowbox |ˈʃædəʊbɒks| — go through boxing motions without an opponent
shadowboxing — sparring with an imaginary opponent (for exercise or training)
shadower — a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
shadowgraph |ˈʃædəʊˌɡræf| — a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
shadowing |ˈʃædəʊɪŋ| — the act of following someone secretly
shadowland |ˈʃædəʊlænd| — A shadowy or borderline area, where normal rules and boundaries do not apply
shadowy |ˈʃædəʊɪ| — filled with shade
shady |ˈʃeɪdɪ| — quiet, dark, or concealed
shaft |ʃæft| — a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
shafting |ˈʃæftɪŋ| — Present participle of shaft.
shag |ʃæɡ| — a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded
shagbark — North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts
shagginess |ˈʃæɡɪnəs| — unkemptness of hair
shaggy |ˈʃæɡɪ| — used of hair; thick and poorly groomed
shagreen |ʃæˈɡriːn| — An untanned leather, often dyed green; originally made from horse skin, today mostly made from the skin of a shark or ray.
shah |ʃɑː| — title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
shake |ʃeɪk| — building material used as siding or roofing
shake off |ˈʃeɪk ˈɒf| — get rid of
shake up |ˈʃeɪk ʌp| — shock physically
shake-up |ˈʃeɪk ʌp| — the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)
shakedown |ˈʃeɪkdaʊn| — initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state
shaken |ˈʃeɪkən| — disturbed psychologically as if by a physical jolt or shock
shaker |ˈʃeɪkər| — a person who wields power and influence
shakes |ˈʃeɪks| — (plural only) A pattern of behavior including twitches, tics and spasms typical of withdrawal from addiction; usually following the.
Shakespearian |ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən| — a Shakespearean scholar
shaking |ˈʃeɪkɪŋ| — the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
shako |ˈʃakəʊ| — tall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions
shaky |ˈʃeɪkɪ| — inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
shale |ʃeɪl| — a sedimentary rock formed by the deposition of successive layers of clay
shale-oil |ˈʃeɪl ɔɪl| — a synthetic crude oil obtained by the pyrolysis, hydrogenation, or thermal dissolution of oil shale.
shall |ʃəl| — (modal auxiliary verb, defective) Used before a verb to indicate the simple future tense, particularly in the first person singular or plural.
shalloon |ʃæˈluːn| — A fabric of tightly woven wool, mainly used for the linings of articles of clothing.
shallop |ˈʃælʌp| — (archaic) A type of large boat; a sloop.
shallot |ʃəˈlɑːt| — aggregate bulb of the multiplier onion
shallow |ˈʃæləʊ| — a stretch of shallow water
shallowness |ˈʃæləʊnəs| — lack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling
shalt |ʃælt| — (archaic) second-person singular simple present form of shall
shaly — Pertaining to or resembling shale.
sham |ʃæm| — something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
shaman |ˈʃeɪmən| — in societies practicing shamanism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination
shamanic — Of or relating to a shaman or to shamanism.
shamanism |ˈʃeɪmənɪzəm| — any animistic religion similar to Asian shamanism (especially as practiced by certain Native American tribes)
shamble |ˈʃæmbl| — walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
shambles |ˈʃæmblz| — a condition of great disorder
shambolic |ʃæmˈbɑːlɪk| — (British slang) disorderly or chaotic
shame |ʃeɪm| — a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
shamefaced |ˌʃeɪmˈfeɪst| — extremely modest or shy
shamefacedly |ˈʃeɪmfeɪstlɪ| — in a shamefaced manner
shamefacedness — feeling embarrassed about yourself
shameful |ˈʃeɪmfl| — (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
shameless |ˈʃeɪmləs| — feeling no shame
shamelessness |ˈʃeɪmləsnəs| — behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame
shammer |ˈʃæmʌr| — someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
shammy |ˈʃæmɪ| — a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin
shampoo |ʃæmˈpuː| — cleansing agent consisting of soaps or detergents used for washing the hair
shamrock |ˈʃæmrɑːk| — creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage
shandrydan |ˈʃændriːˌdæn| — (dated, Ireland, humorous, derogatory) A vehicle; a carriage or cart.
shandy |ˈʃændɪ| — a drink made of beer and lemonade
shandygaff |ˈʃændiːˌɡæf| — a drink made of beer and lemonade
shanghai |ˌʃæŋˈhaɪ| — the largest city of China; located in the east on the Pacific; one of the largest ports in the world
Shangri-La |ˌʃæŋɡrɪ ˈlɑː| — any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
shank |ʃæŋk| — a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
shanny |ˈʃanɪ| — European scaleless blenny
shantung |ʃænˈtʌŋ| — a heavy silk fabric with a rough surface (or a cotton imitation)
shanty |ˈʃæntɪ| — small crude shelter used as a dwelling
shape |ʃeɪp| — any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
shaped |ʃeɪpt| — shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
shapeless |ˈʃeɪpləs| — having no definite form or distinct shape
shapely |ˈʃeɪplɪ| — having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape
shapen |ˈʃeɪpən| — (rare) To shape, form.
shaper — a person who makes things
shaping |ˈʃeɪpɪŋ| — any process serving to define the shape of something
shard |ʃɑːrd| — a broken piece of a brittle artifact
share |ʃer| — assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
share-out |ˈʃeər aʊt| — a distribution in shares
sharecropper |ˈʃerkrɑːpər| — small farmers and tenants
shared |ˈʃerd| — distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose
shareholder |ˈʃerhəʊldər| — someone who holds shares of stock in a corporation
sharer |ˈʃerər| — someone who has or gives or receives a part or a share
shareware |ˈʃerwer| — software that is available free of charge; may be distributed for evaluation with a fee requested for additional features or a manual etc.
sharing |ˈʃerɪŋ| — using or enjoying something jointly with others
shark |ʃɑːrk| — any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
sharkskin |ˈʃɑːrkskɪn| — a smooth crisp fabric
sharp |ʃɑːrp| — a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
sharp-eyed |ˈʃɑːrp aɪd| — having very keen vision
sharp-set |ˈʃɑːrp set| — extremely hungry
sharp-sighted |ʃɑːrp ˈsaɪtɪd| — having very keen vision
sharp-sightedness — sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
sharp-tongued — Alternative spelling of sharp-tongued.
sharp-witted |ʃɑːrp ˈwɪtɪd| — Alternative form of sharp-witted.
sharpen |ˈʃɑːrpən| — make sharp or sharper
sharpener |ˈʃɑrpənər| — any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper
sharpening |ˈʃɑːrpənɪŋ| — Present participle of sharpen.
sharper |ˈʃɑːrpər| — a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
sharply |ˈʃɑrplɪ| — in an aggressive manner
sharpness |ˈʃɑːrpnəs| — a quick and penetrating intelligence
sharpshooter |ˈʃɑːrpʃuːtər| — an athlete noted for accurate aim
sharpy |ˈʃɑːrpɪ| — an alert and energetic person
shatter |ˈʃætər| — break into many pieces
shattered |ˈʃætərd| — ruined or disrupted
shave |ʃeɪv| — the act of removing hair with a razor
shaveling |ˈʃeɪvlɪŋ| — Someone with all or part of their head shaved, notably a tonsured clergyman; often used as a derogatory comment directed at priests or monks.
shaven |ˈʃeɪvn| — having the beard or hair cut off close to the skin
shaver |ˈʃeɪvər| — an adult male who shaves
shavetail |ˈʃeɪvˌteɪl| — (US) An inexperienced person, especially a newly-commissioned military officer
Shavian |ˈʃeɪvɪən| — an admirer of G. B. Shaw or his works
shaving |ˈʃeɪvɪŋ| — the act of removing hair with a razor
shaving-cream |ˈʃeɪvɪŋkriːm| — A substance, usually a foam or gel, that is applied to the face or wherever else hair grows, to provide lubrication and avoid razor burn during shaving.
shavings |ˈʃeɪvɪŋz| — plural form of shaving; those particles or pieces left after or created by shaving.
shawl |ʃɔːl| — cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders
shawm |ʃɔːm| — a medieval oboe
shay |ˈʃeɪ| — a carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top; drawn by a single horse
she |ʃɪ| — Initialism of standard hydrogen electrode.
she-ass — A female ass, female donkey.
shea |ˈʃeɪ| — A tree (Vitellaria paradoxa) indigenous to Africa, occurring in Mali, Cameroon, Congo, CÃ´te d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Togo, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Burkina Faso and Uganda.
sheading |ˈʃiːdiːŋ| — Any of the six administrative districts into which the Isle of Man is divided.
sheaf |ʃiːf| — a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
shear |ʃɪr| — (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
shear-legs |ˈʃɪəleɡz| — (nautical) A form of derrick, consisting of three poles and a block and tackle, used to hoist and lower heavy weights, especially the masts of sailing ships.
shearer |ˈʃɪrər| — Scottish ballet dancer and actress (born in 1926)
shearing |ˈʃɪrɪŋ| — removing by cutting off or clipping
shearings — plural form of shearing
shearling |ˈʃiːəliːŋ| — A sheep that has been shorn for the first time
shears |ʃɪrz| — large scissors with strong blades
sheath |ʃiːθ| — a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
sheathe |ʃiːð| — cover with a protective sheathing
sheathing |ˈʃiːðɪŋ| — protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior
sheave |ʃiːv| — A wheel having a groove in the rim for a rope to work in, and set in a block, mast, or the like; the wheel of a pulley.
sheaves |ʃiːvz| — plural form of sheave
shebang |ʃɪˈbæŋ| — an entire system; used in the phrase `the whole shebang'
shebeen |ʃɪˈbiːn| — unlicensed drinking establishment
shed |ʃed| — an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
shedding |ˈʃedɪŋ| — the process whereby something is shed
sheen |ʃiːn| — the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
sheeny |ˈʃiːniː| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
sheep |ʃiːp| — woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
sheep-faced |ˈʃiːpfeɪst| — (dated) bashful; sheepish
sheep-run |ˈʃiːprʌn| — (UK, New Zealand, Australia) A sheep farm.
sheepcote — a pen for sheep
sheepdog |ˈʃiːpdɔːɡ| — any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep
sheepfold |ˈʃiːpfəʊld| — a pen for sheep
sheephook — crook, a staff used by shepherds
sheepish |ˈʃiːpɪʃ| — like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity
sheepman |ˈʃiːpmən| — a man who raises (or tends) sheep
sheeprun |ˈʃiːprʌn| — farm devoted to raising sheep
sheepshank |ˈʃiːpˌʃæŋk| — a knot for shortening a line
sheepshearing — the time or season when sheep are sheared
sheepskin |ˈʃiːpskɪn| — tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
sheepwalk — farm devoted to raising sheep
sheer |ʃɪr| — turn sharply; change direction abruptly
sheerlegs — Alternative spelling of shear legs.
sheet |ʃiːt| — any broad thin expanse or surface
sheet-anchor |ʃiːt ˈæŋkər| — (nautical) a large, spare anchor used in an emergency
sheet-lightning |ʃiːt ˈlaɪtənɪŋ| — A broad flash of lightning, with no visible bolt, due to reflection.
sheeted |ʃiːtɪd| — To be covered by a sheet of cloth or paper or other similar material.
sheeting |ˈʃiːtɪŋ| — fabric from which bed sheets are made
sheik |ˈʃiːk| — the leader of an Arab village or family
sheikh |ʃeɪk| — the leader of an Arab village or family
shekel |ˈʃekl| — the basic unit of money in Israel
sheldrake |ˈʃeldreɪk| — large crested fish-eating diving duck having a slender hooked bill with serrated edges
shelducks — plural form of shelduck
shelf |ʃelf| — a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
shell |ʃel| — ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
shell out |ˈʃel ˈaʊt| — administer or bestow, as in small portions
shell-shock |ˈʃel ʃɑːk| — Used other than as an idiom: see shell,"Ž shock.
shellac |ʃəˈlæk| — lac purified by heating and filtering; usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white
shellack — cover with shellac
shellback |ˈʃelˌbæk| — worldly sailor
shelled |ˈʃeld| — of animals or fruits that have a shell
sheller |ˈʃelər| — a worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters)
shellfire |ˈʃelfaɪər| — shooting artillery shells
shellfish |ˈʃelfɪʃ| — meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
shelling |ˈʃelɪŋ| — the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
shellproof |ˈʃelpruːf| — able to resist the explosive force of bombs and shells
shellwork |ˈʃelwɜːk| — decoration made from patterns of shells
shelly |ˈʃelɪ| — Composed of the shells of dead marine creatures
shelter |ˈʃeltər| — a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
sheltered |ˈʃeltərd| — protected from danger or bad weather
shelterless — Lacking shelter; homeless.
shelve |ʃelv| — hold back to a later time
shelved |ˈʃelvd| — simple past tense and past participle of shelve
shelves |ʃelvz| — plural form of shelf
shelving |ˈʃelvɪŋ| — Present participle of shelve.
shenanigan |ʃəˈnænɪɡən| — reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
shenanigans |ʃɪˈnænɪɡənz| — Mischievous play, especially by children.
shepherd |ˈʃepərd| — a clergyman who watches over a group of people
shepherdess |ˌʃepərˈdes| — a woman shepherd
Sheraton |ˈʃerətən| — a furniture style that originated in England around 1800; simple in design with straight lines and classical ornamentation
sherbet |ˈʃɜːrbət| — a frozen dessert made primarily of fruit juice and sugar, but also containing milk or egg-white or gelatin
sherd |ʃɜːrd| — a broken piece of a brittle artifact
shereef — Formerly, a member of an Arab princely family descended from Muhammad through his son-in-law Ali and daughter Fatima, the "Grand Shereef" being the governor of Mecca.
sheriff |ˈʃerɪf| — the principal law-enforcement officer in a county
sherry |ˈʃerɪ| — dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif
shew |ʃəʊ| — establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
shewn |ʃəʊn| — past participle of shew
shibboleth |ˈʃɪbəleθ| — a favorite saying of a sect or political group
shield |ʃiːld| — a protective covering or structure
shieling |ˈʃiːliːŋ| — An area of summer pasture used for cattle, sheep etc.
shift |ʃɪft| — an event in which something is displaced without rotation
shift-key |ˈʃɪftkiː| — The key on a typewriter used to select uppercase letters and certain special characters by physically moving the mechanism
shifter |ˈʃɪftər| — a stagehand responsible for moving scenery
shiftiness |ˈʃɪftɪnəs| — the quality of being a slippery rascal
shifting |ˈʃɪftɪŋ| — the act of moving from one place to another
shiftless |ˈʃɪftləs| — lacking or characterized by lack of ambition or initiative; lazy
shiftlessness — a failure to be active as a consequence of lack of initiative or ambition
shifty |ˈʃɪftɪ| — characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive
Shiite |ˈʃiːaɪt| — a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
shikar |ʃɪˈkɑːr| — (India) Hunting, sport; a hunting expedition.
shikaree |ʃɪˈkærɪ| — Dated form of shikari.
shikari |ʃɪˈkɑːriː| — A hunter or tracker, especially in the Indian subcontinent.
shill |ˈʃɪl| — a decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others
shillelagh |ʃɪˈleɪlə| — a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)
shilling |ˈʃɪlɪŋ| — the basic unit of money in Uganda; equal to 100 cents
shilly-shally |ˈʃɪlɪ ʃælɪ| — To procrastinate.
shillyshally |ˈʃɪlɪʃælɪ| — the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time
shim |ʃɪm| — a thin wedge of material (wood or metal or stone) for driving into crevices
shimmer |ˈʃɪmər| — a weak and tremulous light
shimmering |ˈʃɪmərɪŋ| — Present participle of shimmer.
shimmy |ˈʃɪmɪ| — an abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the front wheels)
shin |ʃɪn| — the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
shinbone |ˈʃɪnˌbəʊn| — the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
shindig |ˈʃɪndɪɡ| — a large and noisy party of people
shindy |ˈʃɪndɪ| — a large and noisy party of people
shine |ʃaɪn| — the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
shiner |ˈʃaɪnər| — a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
shingle |ˈʃɪŋɡl| — building material used as siding or roofing
shingles |ˈʃɪŋɡlz| — eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia
shingly |ˈʃɪŋɡlɪ| — abounding in small stones
shining |ˈʃaɪnɪŋ| — the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
shinny |ˈʃɪnɪ| — a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
shinty |ˈʃɪntɪ| — (sports) A game derived from hurling, and resembling hockey, played in Scotland.
shiny |ˈʃaɪnɪ| — reflecting light
ship |ʃɪp| — a vessel that carries passengers or freight
ship-money |ˈʃɪpˌmʌnɪ| — (historical) A tax applied to coastal towns for their defence in wartime.
shipboard |ˈʃɪpbɔːrd| — casual or ephemeral as if taking place on board a ship
shipbuilder |ˈʃɪpbɪldər| — a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
shipbuilding |ˈʃɪpˌbɪldɪŋ| — the construction of ships
shipload |ˈʃɪpləʊd| — the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car
shipman |ˈʃɪpmən| — A seaman or sailor; a mariner.
shipmaster |ˈʃɪpˌmɑːstər| — The master of a ship; a captain; a commander.
shipmate |ˈʃɪpmeɪt| — an associate on the same ship with you
shipment |ˈʃɪpmənt| — goods carried by a large vehicle
shipowner |ˈʃɪpəʊnər| — someone who owns a ship or a share in a ship
shipper |ˈʃɪpər| — someone who ships goods
shipping |ˈʃɪpɪŋ| — the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
shipshape |ˈʃɪpʃeɪp| — of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder
shipway |ˈʃɪpweɪ| — structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired
shipwreck |ˈʃɪprek| — a wrecked ship (or a part of one)
shipwright |ˈʃɪˌpraɪt| — a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
shipyard |ˈʃɪpjɑːrd| — a workplace where ships are built or repaired
shire |ˈʃaɪər| — a former administrative district of England; equivalent to a county
shirk |ʃɜːrk| — avoid (one's assigned duties)
shirker |ˈʃɜːkər| — a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
shirr |ˈʃɜː| — bake (eggs) in their shells until they are set
shirring — baking shelled eggs
shirt |ʃɜːrt| — a garment worn on the upper half of the body
shirt-sleeve |ˈʃɜːtsliːv| — The part of a shirt that covers the arms.
shirt-waist |ʃɜːtˈweɪst| — Alternative spelling of shirtwaist.
shirtfront |ˈʃɜːtfrʌnt| — the front of a shirt (usually the part not covered by a jacket)
shirting |ˈʃɜːtɪŋ| — any of various fabrics used to make men's shirts
shirtmaker — a maker of shirts
shirtsleeve |ˈʃɜːrtsliːv| — the sleeve of a shirt
shirttail — a brief addendum at the end of a newspaper article
shirtwaist |ʃɜːtˈweɪst| — a blouse with buttons down the front
shirty |ˈʃɜːrtɪ| — (British informal) ill-tempered or annoyed
shit |ʃɪt| — obscene terms for feces
shithead |hed| — a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
shitty |ˈʃɪtɪ| — very bad
shiver |ˈʃɪvər| — a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
shivers |ˈʃɪvərz| — plural form of shiver
shivery |ˈʃɪvərɪ| — cold enough to cause shivers
shlimazel — (Yiddish) a very unlucky or inept person who fails at everything
shoal |ʃəʊl| — a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide
shock |ʃɑːk| — the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
shock-absorber — A mechanical device designed to smooth out or damp any sudden shock impulse and dissipate kinetic energy; usually consists of a combination of a spring and a dashpot
shock-headed |ʃɒk ˈhedɪd| — having a shock (or untidy mass) of hair
shocked |ˈʃɑːkt| — struck with fear, dread, or consternation
shocker |ˈʃɑːkər| — a shockingly bad person
shocking |ˈʃɑːkɪŋ| — glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
shockingly |ˈʃɑːkɪŋlɪ| — extremely
shockproof |ˈʃɑːkpruːf| — Made sturdily enough to withstand knocks and shocks without being damaged.
shod |ʃɑːd| — wearing footgear
shoddy |ˈʃɑːdɪ| — reclaimed wool fiber
shoe |ʃuː| — footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
shoe-leather |ˈʃuː leðər| — Leather that is used to make shoes.
shoe-tree |ˈʃuːtriː| — A device approximating the shape of a foot that is placed inside a shoe when it is being stored to preserve its shape and extend the life of the shoe.
shoeblack |ˈʃuːblæk| — a person who polishes shoes and boots
shoehorn |ˈʃuːhɔːrn| — a device used for easing the foot into a shoe
shoelace |ˈʃuːleɪs| — a lace used for fastening shoes
shoeless |ˈʃuːləs| — without shoes
shoemaker |ˈʃuːmeɪkər| — a person who makes or repairs shoes
shoer — One who fits shoes to the feet.
shoes |ˈʃuːz| — a particular situation
shoeshine |ˈʃuːʃaɪn| — a shiny finish put on shoes with polish and buffing
shoestring |ˈʃuːstrɪŋ| — a lace used for fastening shoes
shone |ʃəʊn| — Simple past tense and past participle of shine.
shoo |ʃuː| — drive away by crying `shoo!'
shook |ʃʊk| — a disassembled barrel; the parts packed for storage or shipment
shoot |ʃuːt| — a new branch
shoot down |ˈʃuːt ˈdaʊn| — move quickly and violently
shoot up |ˈʃuːt ʌp| — rise dramatically
shooter |ˈʃuːtər| — a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
shooting |ˈʃuːtɪŋ| — the act of firing a projectile
shooting-gallery |ˈʃuːtɪŋ ɡælərɪ| — A carnival game typically featuring a pellet gun and numerous moving mechanical tracks with small targets to be shot for prizes.
shooting-iron |ˈʃuːtɪŋˌaɪən| — (chiefly US, idiomatic, dated) A firearm, especially a handgun.
shooting-range |ˈʃuːtɪŋ reɪndʒ| — A facility designed for firearms practice.
shooting-stick |ˈʃuːtɪŋ stɪk| — A walking stick that has a spike at one end, and a handle that unfolds into a simple seat; used as a short-term seat at outdoor events
shop |ʃɑːp| — a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
shop-assistant |ˈʃɒp əsɪstənt| — An employee in a shop.
shop-steward |ʃɒp ˈstjʊəd| — A local member of a trade union elected to represent his fellow workers in discussions with the management at a workplace.
shopfront |ˈʃɑːpfrʌnt| — the front side of a store facing the street; usually contains display windows
shopgirl |ˈʃɑːpˌɡɜːrl| — A girl or young woman who works in a shop. A saleswoman.
shopkeeper |ˈʃɑːpkiːpər| — a merchant who owns or manages a shop
shoplifter |ˈʃɑːˌplɪftər| — a thief who steals goods that are in a store
shopman |ˈʃɑːpmən| — The proprietor, manager, or operator of a small store.
shopper |ˈʃɑːpər| — someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy
shopping |ˈʃɑːpɪŋ| — searching for or buying goods or services
shoppy |ˈʃɒpɪ| — (dated) Inclined to talk shop; full of jargon.
shoptalk |ˈʃɒptɔːk| — Discussion of business in a social setting, especially using jargon.
shopwalker |ˈʃɒpwɔːrkər| — an employee of a retail store who supervises sales personnel and helps with customer problems
shopwindow |ʃɒpˈwɪndəʊ| — a window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store
shore |ʃɔːr| — the land along the edge of a body of water
shore-leave |ˈʃɔːliːv| — Free time given to sailors of the military navy when they are off duty and allowed to disembark and spend time on land.
shoreless |ʃɔːləs| — Without a shore, or with no shore in sight; boundless.
shoreline |ˈʃɔːrlaɪn| — a boundary line between land and water
shoreward |ˈʃɔːrwərd| — (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
shorn |ʃɔːrn| — having the hair or wool cut or clipped off as if with shears or clippers
short |ʃɔːrt| — the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
short-circuit |ʃɔːrt ˈsɜːkɪt| — hamper the progress of; impede
short-cut |ˈʃɔːrtˌkət| — Alternative spelling of shortcut.
short-dated |ʃɔːrt ˈdeɪtɪd| — of a gilt-edged security; having less than 5 years to run before redemption
short-handed |ʃɔːrt ˈhændɪd| — inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.
short-lived |ʃɔːrt ˈlɪvd| — lasting a very short time
short-range |ˈʃɔːrt reɪndʒ| — relating to the near future
short-run — relating to or extending over a limited period
short-sighted |ʃɔːrt ˈsaɪtɪd| — Nearsighted; myopic; unable to focus on distant objects.
short-sightedness |ˈʃɔːrtˈsaɪtədnəs| — myopia
short-staffed |ʃɔːtˈstɑːft| — inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.
short-tempered |ˈʃɔːrt ˈtempərd| — quickly aroused to anger
short-term |ˈʃɔːrt tɜːm| — relating to or extending over a limited period
short-time — A period of reduced work hours.
short-wave |ˈʃɔːrˈtweɪv| — Alternative spelling of shortwave.
short-winded |ˈʃɔːrˈtwɪndəd| — breathing laboriously or convulsively
shortage |ˈʃɔːrtɪdʒ| — the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
shortbread |ˈʃɔːrtbred| — very rich thick butter cookie
shortcake |ˈʃɔːrtkeɪk| — very short biscuit dough baked as individual biscuits or a round loaf; served with sweetened fruit and usually whipped cream
shortchange |ˈʃɔːrtˈtʃeɪndʒ| — To defraud someone by giving them less change than they should be given after a transaction.
shortcoming |ˈʃɔːrtkʌmɪŋ| — a failing or deficiency
shortcut |ˈʃɔːrtkʌt| — a route shorter than the usual one
shorten |ˈʃɔːrtn| — make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration
shortened |ˈʃɔːrtənd| — cut short
shortening |ˈʃɔːrtnɪŋ| — fat such as butter or lard used in baked goods
shortfall |ˈʃɔːrtfɔːl| — the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
shorthand |ˈʃɔːrthænd| — a method of writing rapidly using an abbreviated symbolic system
shorthorn |ˈʃɔːrthɔːrn| — English breed of short-horned cattle
shortie — Something or someone that is shorter than normal
shortly |ˈʃɔːrtlɪ| — for a short time
shortness |ˈʃɔːrtnəs| — the property of being of short spatial extent
shorts |ʃɔːrts| — (used in the plural) trousers that end at or above the knee
shortwave |ˈʃɔːrtˈweɪv| — (of radio waves) Having a wavelength of approximately 10 to 200 meters
shorty |ˈʃɔːrtɪ| — (informal) A short person.
shot |ʃɑːt| — the act of firing a projectile
shot-gun |ˈʃɑːtˌɡən| — Alternative spelling of shotgun.
shotgun |ˈʃɑːtɡʌn| — firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
should |ʃʊd| — (auxiliary) Used to form the future tense of the subjunctive mood, usually in the first person.
shoulder |ˈʃəʊldər| — the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
shoulder-blade |ˈʃəʊldə bleɪd| — Either of the large flat bones at the back of the shoulder.
shout |ʃaʊt| — a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
shout down |ˈʃaʊt ˈdaʊn| — silence or overwhelm by shouting
shouting |ˈʃaʊtɪŋ| — encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
shove |ʃʌv| — the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something)
shove off |ˈʃəv ˈɒf| — leave; informal or rude
shovel |ˈʃʌvl| — a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
shoveling |ˈʃəvəlɪŋ| — (American) Present participle of shovel.
shoveller |ˈʃʌvələr| — a worker who shovels
show |ʃəʊ| — the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
show off |ˈʃəʊ ˈɒf| — display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
show up |ˈʃəʊ ʌp| — appear or become visible; make a showing
show-off |ˈʃəʊ ɒf| — someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
show-window |ˈʃəʊ wɪndəʊ| — A windowed, street-facing compartment in which a selection of a store's merchandise is displayed.
showboat |ˈʃəʊbəʊt| — a river steamboat on which theatrical performances could be given (especially on the Mississippi River)
showcase |ˈʃəʊkeɪs| — a setting in which something can be displayed to best effect
showdown |ˈʃəʊdaʊn| — a hostile disagreement face-to-face
shower |ˈʃaʊər| — a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
showerproof |ˈʃaʊəpruːf| — That doesn't absorb water in light rain.
showery |ˈʃaʊərɪ| — (of weather) wet by periods of rain
showgirl |ˈʃəʊɡɜːrl| — a woman who dances in a chorus line
showground |ˈʃəʊɡraʊnd| — A place where a watchable event occurs.
showiness |ˈʃəʊɪnəs| — extravagant elaborateness
showing |ˈʃəʊɪŋ| — the display of a motion picture
showman |ˈʃəʊmən| — a person skilled at making effective presentations
showmanship |ˈʃəʊmənʃɪp| — the ability to present something (especially theatrical shows) in an attractive manner
shown |ʃəʊn| — A surname.
showpiece |ˈʃəʊpiːs| — the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection
showroom |ˈʃəʊruːm| — an area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed
showy |ˈʃəʊɪ| — marked by ostentation but often tasteless
shram |ʃræm| — (UK, dialect, dated) To cause to shrink or shrivel with cold; to benumb.
shrank |ʃræŋk| — Simple past tense of shrink.
shrapnel |ˈʃræpnəl| — shell containing lead pellets that explodes in flight
shred |ʃred| — a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
shredded |ˈʃredəd| — prepared by cutting
shredding |ˈʃredɪŋ| — (uncountable) A style of very fast and very complex guitar playing.
shrew |ʃruː| — a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
shrewd |ʃruːd| — marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
shrewdly |ˈʃruːdlɪ| — in a shrewd manner
shrewdness |ˈʃruːdnəs| — intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
shrewish |ˈʃruːɪʃ| — continually complaining or faultfinding
shrewmouse |ˈʃruːˌmaʊs| — small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
shriek |ʃriːk| — sharp piercing cry
shrievalty |ˈʃriːvəltiː| — The office, jurisdiction, or tenure of a sheriff
shrift |ʃrɪft| — the act of being shriven
shrike |ʃraɪk| — any of numerous Old World birds having a strong hooked bill that feed on smaller animals
shrill |ʃrɪl| — utter a shrill cry
shrilly |ˈʃrɪlɪ| — in a shrill voice
shrimp |ʃrɪmp| — disparaging terms for small people
shrine |ʃraɪn| — a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
shrink |ʃrɪŋk| — a physician who specializes in psychiatry
shrinkable |ˈʃrɪnkəbəl| — capable of being shrunk
shrinkage |ˈʃrɪŋkɪdʒ| — process or result of becoming less or smaller
shrinking |ˈʃrɪŋkɪŋ| — process or result of becoming less or smaller
shrive |ʃraɪv| — grant remission of a sin to
shrivel |ˈʃrɪvl| — wither, as with a loss of moisture
shriven |ˈʃrɪvən| — Past participle of shrive
shroff |ʃrɑːf| — (India) A money-changer or banker in South Asia.
shroud |ʃraʊd| — a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
shrouded |ˈʃraʊdəd| — Wearing, or provided with a shroud.
shrove |ʃrəʊv| — Simple past tense of shrive.
Shrovetide |ˈʃrəʊvˌtaɪd| — immediately preceding Lent
shrub |ʃrʌb| — a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
shrubbery |ˈʃrʌbərɪ| — an area where a number of shrubs are planted
shrubby |ˈʃrʌbɪ| — of or relating to or resembling a shrub
shrug |ʃrʌɡ| — a gesture involving the shoulders
shrunk |ʃrʌŋk| — Simple past tense and past participle of shrink.
shrunken |ˈʃrʌŋkən| — lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
shtick |ʃtɪk| — (Yiddish) a little; a piece
shuck |ʃʌk| — material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
shucks |ʃʌks| — something of little value
shudder |ˈʃʌdər| — an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
shuffle |ˈʃʌfl| — the act of mixing cards haphazardly
shuffler |ˈʃʌfələr| — the card player who shuffles the cards
shuffling |ˈʃʌfəlɪŋ| — walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
shun |ʃʌn| — avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
shunless |ˈʃʌnlɪs| — (obsolete) That cannot be shunned; unavoidable or inevitable
shunt |ʃʌnt| — a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another
shunter |ˈʃʌntər| — a small locomotive used to move cars around but not to make trips
shush |ʃʊʃ| — silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'
shut |ʃʌt| — move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
shut down |ˈʃət ˈdaʊn| — cease to operate or cause to cease operating
shut in |ˈʃət ɪn| — surround completely
shut off |ˈʃət ˈɒf| — stem the flow of
shut out |ˈʃət ˈaʊt| — prevent from entering; shut out
shut up |ˈʃət ʌp| — refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent
shut-down |ˈʃʌtdaʊn| — (idiomatic) To close, terminate, or end
shut-eye |ˌaɪ| — informal term for sleep
shut-in |ˌɪn| — someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
shut-out |ˈʃəˌtɑːwt| — Alternative form of shutout.
shutdown |ˈʃʌtdaʊn| — termination of operations
shutout |ˈʃʌtaʊt| — a defeat in a game where one side fails to score
shutter |ˈʃʌtər| — a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
shuttle |ˈʃʌtl| — badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
shuttlecock |ˈʃʌtlkɑːk| — badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
shy |ʃaɪ| — a quick throw
shyer |ˈʃaɪər| — comparative form of shy: more shy
shyly |ˈʃaɪlɪ| — in a shy or timid or bashful manner
shyness |ˈʃaɪnəs| — a feeling of fear of embarrassment
shyster |ˈʃaɪstər| — a person (especially a lawyer or politician) who uses unscrupulous or unethical methods