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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shrug /ˈʃrʌg, ||ˈsrʌg/
 聳肩(vt.)(vi.)聳肩

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shrug v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shrugged p. pr. & vb. n. Shrugging ]  To draw up or contract (the shoulders), especially by way of expressing doubt, indifference, dislike, dread, or the like.
    He shrugs his shoulders when you talk of securities.   --Addison.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shrug, v. i. To raise or draw up the shoulders, as in expressing doubt, indifference, dislike, dread, or the like.
 They grin, they shrug.
 They bow, they snarl, they snatch, they hug.   --Swift.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 shrug, n. A gesture consisting of drawing up the shoulders, -- a motion usually expressing doubt, indifference, or dislike; -- it is sometimes accompanied by a slight turning of the hands outward or upward.  Such a gesture may be made, as in answering "who knows" to a question, suggesting utter ignorance of an answer and a disinclination to pursue the topic further.
 The Spaniards talk in dialogues
 Of heads and shoulders, nods and shrugs.   --Hudibras.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 shrug
      n : a gesture involving the shoulders
      v : raise one's shoulders to indicate indifference or
          resignation
      [also: shrugging, shrugged]