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Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) A long irregular strip that is cut or torn off.
  2. (noun) A small amount; a particle: not a shred of evidence.
  3. (verb-transitive) To cut or tear into shreds.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Stick a few receipts on the inside, and then shred from the folded end first. - From The Tips Box: Coffee Spending Permanent Ink | Lifehacker Australia
  2. As they wrap themselves in the Constitution they mean to shred, that is the self-evident Truth the Tea/GOP Party ultimately cannot face. - Harvey Wasserman: The Tea Party/GOP Would Hate Our Actual Founders
  3. I just bought the 30 day shred, which is just 20 minutes of intense craziness, and am having troubles fitting it in, but 4 minutes there will be no excuse now, damn! - January 2010
  4. Of course I couldn't recall a shred of what the sermon was preaching, other than a on-screen list of unpardonable sins - ExChristian.Net -- encouraging ex-Christians
  5. I did not have a physical reaction; no, I would not give anyone in the mental health profession any shred of evidence (if you will pardon the terrible pun on shred, which is what happened to the body of the individual fish-being I consumed) to credit some psychological theory about my meditation experience. - CAMLAW : Complementary And Alternative Medicine Law Blog


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