Adjective "Shredded" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Torn or cut into shreds.
  1. with submodifier 'finely shredded cabbage'
  2. 'The finely shredded meat was gently molded with some spring asparagus and peas, all barely held together with jellied beef stock that was light.'
  3. 'We also tried a large plate of baked mushrooms with butter, served on a bed of shredded carrot and cabbage, which were tasty.'
  4. 'The shredded documents may well have contained such proof.'
  5. 'Another option is to add shredded bacon, or bacon pieces, to the pot at step three and let that cook along with the onions.'
  6. 'When I worked as a stagehand on TV shows it was shredded polyethylene film.'
  7. 'Remove from oven and sprinkle top with shredded coconut.'
  8. 'Chop the chilli finely, removing the seeds if you wish (leaving them in will make it hotter) and add it to the dressing with most of the finely shredded mint (and coriander) leaves.'
  9. 'Growth of shredded cheese sales is also a direct result of consumers' willingness to pay a little extra for convenience.'
  10. 'Organic mulches, such as wood chips, shredded bark, or other plant residues, can be applied to weed-free soil soon after planting.'
  11. 'Mix in the shredded ham and heat until piping hot.'
Having well-defined or well-developed muscles; muscular.
  1. 'Prince looked awesome—he was totally shredded'
  2. 'He was finally able to transform his underdefined body into an incredible shredded physique, complete with chiseled abs.'
  3. 'That makes it the perfect nutrient for building muscle and getting shredded.'
  4. 'Certainly he was as shredded, and even bigger, than at his two pro championship victories earlier in the year.'
  5. 'It seems those requests have gone virtually unheeded in subsequent years, since hard, shredded bodies have been rewarded with top spots in the lineup.'
  6. 'If you're going for a lean, shredded look, these types of exercises really help you achieve superior muscle separation and striation.'
  7. 'A definite way to sabotage your plan for shredded abs is to give into food cravings.'
  8. 'Even if someone has a shredded and defined body, there is no reason why any man should be wearing a top designed like lingerie for the beach.'


1. a piece cut or torn off, especially in a narrow strip.

2. a bit; scrap: We haven't got a shred of evidence. verb (used with object), shredded or shred, shredding.

3. to cut or tear into small pieces, especially small strips; reduce to shreds. verb (used without object), shredded or shred, shredding.

4. to be cut up, torn, etc.: The blouse had shredded.

More examples(as adjective)

"wreckages can be shredded by storms."

"truths can be shredded in pasts."

"shoes can be shredded in places."

"numbers can be shredded during days."

"nerves can be shredded by times."

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