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KK Pronunciation

〔 ʃek 〕


〔 ʃeik 〕

Overview of noun shake

The noun shake has 6 senses

  • shingle, shake -- (building material used as siding or roofing)

  • milkshake, milk shake, shake -- (frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream)

  • trill, shake -- (a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it)

  • handshake, shake, handshaking, handclasp -- (grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract))

  • tremble, shiver, shake -- (a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement)

  • wag, waggle, shake -- (causing to move repeatedly from side to side)

Overview of verb shake

The verb shake has 9 senses

  • shake, agitate -- (move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking")

  • shake, didder -- (move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook")

  • judder, shake -- (shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively; "The old engine was juddering")

  • rock, sway, shake -- (move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet")

  • shake -- (undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken"; "The bad news shook her hopes")

  • stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir -- (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country")

  • shake, shake off, throw off, escape from -- (get rid of; "I couldn't shake the car that was following me")

  • shake -- (bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking; "He was shaken from his dreams"; "shake the salt out of the salt shaker")

  • shake -- (shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state; "shake one's head"; "She shook her finger at the naughty students"; "The old enemies shook hands"; "Don't shake your fist at me!")