Share this entry
British English: /ʃrɛd/
American English: /ʃrɛd/

Translation of shred in German:


  • Fetzen Mask.
    without a shred of clothing on him/her
    ohne einen Fetzen [Kleidung] am Leib
    not a shred of evidence/truth
    keine Spur eines Beweises/kein Fünkchen Wahrheit
    cut/tear etc. something to shreds
    etwas in Fetzen schneiden/reißen usw.
    tear somebody's reputation to shreds
    jemandes Ruf ruinieren
    tear somebody['s character] to shreds
    kein gutes Haar an jemandem lassen
    tear a theory/an argument to shreds
    eine Theorie/eine Argumentation zerpflücken
    in shreds
    in Fetzen
    our clothes were in shreds
    unsere Kleidung war zerfetzt
    somebody's nerves are in shreds [figurative]
    jemand ist mit den Nerven am Ende
    somebody's reputation is in shreds
    jemandes guter Ruf ist ruiniert

transitive verb -dd-

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.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources