- Tripping on your own two feet and falling over in front of everyone is an example of something that is embarrassing.
- When a politician is questioned about an extramarital affair, this is an example of a question that isembarrassing.
The definition of embarrassing is something that causes a feeling of humiliation or that is awkward and hard to deal with.
- Present participle of embarrass.
- The action of the verb to embarrass.