To shrug is defined as to raise the shoulders in an expression of doubt, rejection or indifference.(verb)
An example of to shrug is how a person would raise and lower their shoulders to express that they don't know what they want to do.
The definition of a shrug is a women's short jacket or sweater with wide sleeves.(noun)
An example of a shrug is the sleeves that Natalie Portman's character in the movie Black Swan would wear over her leotard when dancing.
See shrug in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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verb shrugged shrugged, shrug·ging, shrugs verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English shruggen.
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