noun, plural sha·mo·sim [shah-maw-sim] /ʃɑˈmɔ sɪm/.
Words nearby shames
Definition for shames (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), shamed, sham·ing.
Origin of shame
SYNONYMS FOR shame
OTHER WORDS FROM shame
Definition for shames (3 of 3)
noun, plural sham·mo·sim [shah-maw-sim] /ʃɑˈmɔ sɪm/.
Origin of shammes
Examples from the Web for shames
I'm sure ye never saw ponnier plack pluid i' te heart o' a courtier o' King Shames.
How he shames the lion, for whom he could furnish coats half a dozen times over.Buffalo Land|W. E. Webb
The betrayal of the mother's trust is the "unexampled 180 sin," which scares the world and shames God.
All the shames, sorrows, and sufferings of France were concentered on his head.
But it shames me to remind you of what all but myself seem to have forgotten.The Talisman|Sir Walter Scott
British Dictionary definitions for shames (1 of 2)
- to disgrace
- to surpass totally
- an expression of sympathy
- an expression of pleasure or endearment
Derived forms of shameshamable or shameable, adjective
Word Origin for shame
British Dictionary definitions for shames (2 of 2)
noun plural shammosim or shammashim (Hebrew ʃaˈmɔsɪm) Judaism
Word Origin for shammes
Idioms and Phrases with shames
In addition to the idiom beginning with shame
- shame on you
- crying shame
- for shame
- put to shame