Share this entry

British English: /ʃrɛd/
American English: /ʃrɛd/

Translation of shred in French:


  • 2 (of paper, fabric) to be ou hang in shreds
    être en lambeaux

transitive verb

  • also: p prés etc -dd-
    (documents, paper)
    shredded newspaper
    déchirures (fpl) de journaux
    shredding attachment
    accessoire-râpe (m)

Definition of shred in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day whippersnapper
    Pronunciation: ˈwɪpəsnapə
    a young, inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident...