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Verb: shrug (shrugged,shrugging)  shrúg
  1. Raise one's shoulders to indicate lack of knowledge, indifference or resignation
Noun: shrug  shrúg
  1. A gesture involving the shoulders

Derived forms: shrugged, shrugging, shrugs

See also: shrug off

Type of: gesticulate, gesture, motion

Encyclopedia: Shrug