(countable and uncountable, plural shreddings)
- Present participle of shred.
Variant of shred
- a long, narrow strip or piece made by cutting or tearing
- a very small piece or amount; fragment; particle: not a shred of evidence
Origin of shredMiddle English schrede ; from Old English screade, akin to German and amp; Middle Dutch schrot ; from Indo-European an unverified form (s)kreu(t)- (from source Classical Latin scrotum, scrotum) ; from base an unverified form (s)ker-, to cut from source shear, harvest