verb (used with object), shred·ded or shred, shred·ding.
verb (used without object), shred·ded or shred, shred·ding.
Origin of shred
Related formsshred·less, adjectiveshred·like, adjectiveun·shred·ded, adjective
Examples from the Web for shredded
Woods were shredded, the earth trembled and the ground exploded in showers of stone and red-hot metal splinters.
Then I picked up a book that shredded my facile preconceptions—Hard Stuff: The Autobiography of Mayor Coleman Young.
Playing and practicing any sport at an elite level leaves in its wake broken bones, shredded ligaments and neuronal death.A Millennium After Inventing the Game, the Iroquois Are Lacrosse’s New Superpower|Evin Demirel|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My feet were shredded and cut,” Davis told The Daily Beast.I Survived a Deadly Shipwreck: Costa Concordia Passengers Tell Their Stories|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was supposedly preordained, ever since Peyton Manning shredded the Baltimore Ravens for seven touchdowns in the season opener.Super Blowout: Seahawks Buck Broncos to Take Home the Championship Title|Ben Teitelbaum|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The letter was renounced and shredded: the dedicated ascetic contemplated a hooded shape, washed of every earthly fleck.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
He flung from him the bit of the girl's cloak which, ripped and shredded as though by a powerful hand, cried disaster.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
Half the quantity of shredded pimentos, and as much olive meat as pimentos.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book|Myrtle Reed
When cold, but hardly beginning to set, drop small pieces of grape fruit pulp into it and sprinkle with shredded fresh mint.The Laurel Health Cookery|Evora Bucknum Perkins
Picnic baskets from which the salt has been omitted may be shredded over the surface instead of parsley.