Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Verb: abash  u'bash
  1. Cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    "One would think that Owen's failure even to pick up the hammer at the bell-ringing contest would thoroughly abash him, but he laughed about it";
    - embarrass

Derived forms: abashed, abashes, abashing

Type of: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset

Encyclopedia: Abash