[ shah-muhs ]

noun,plural sha·mo·sim [shah-maw-sim]. /ʃɑˈmɔ sɪm/.
  1. a variant of shammes.

Words Nearby shames Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use shames in a sentence

  • They have redeemed Dublin from many shames, and made her name splendid among the names of cities.

  • All the same, the child's thought shames me that I've never done anything for the poor old thing; and she won't harm me.

    Sowing and Sewing | Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • The way those Australians do business shames us old-country folk.

    Ravenshoe | Henry Kingsley
  • It ‘comes of no ignoble lineage,’ he says, ‘nor shames its high descent.’

    Life of John Keats | Sidney Colvin
  • He shames me before the neighbours, talking that familiar with common men.

    Mrs. Bindle | Hebert Jenkins