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shade darkness caused by light rays being blocked. [8 definitions]
shadow the dark image cast on some surface by a person or thing blocking the light of the sun or another source of light. [5 definitions]
shady in the shade. [3 definitions]
shaft an arrow or spear, or the long, straight part of one that is connected to the head. [6 definitions]
shaggy having long, rough hair or something like hair. [2 definitions]
shake to move back and forth or up and down with quick motions. [10 definitions]
shaky shaking; trembling. [2 definitions]
shale a rock made of many thin layers that can easily be split into sheets.
shall used to express a future action or state; will (used only with the subjects "we" and "I"). [3 definitions]
shallow measuring little from top to bottom; not deep. [3 definitions]
shame a painful feeling brought about by the knowledge that one has done something wrong or not proper. [7 definitions]
shampoo a soap solution used to clean the hair. [4 definitions]
shamrock a clover plant with leaves that have three parts. It is the national emblem of Ireland.
shape the appearance of an object as defined by its outer surface or outline; form. [6 definitions]
share a part of a whole that one member of a group is given or owed. [5 definitions]
shareware software that is delivered free of charge by its author. The user is asked to pay a small fee to the author if he or she continues to use the software.
shark1 a fish that lives in the ocean and has tough skin, large jaws and teeth, and a skeleton made of cartilage. Most sharks eat other fish.
shark2 a person who cheats or swindles others.
sharp having a thin edge or a fine point. [9 definitions]
sharpen to make or become sharp.
shatter to break suddenly into small pieces. [3 definitions]