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verb American English pronunciation: shred /ʃred/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participleshredding
past tenseshredded
past participleshredded

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    [transitive] to cut or tear food into long thin pieces
  2. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] American informal if someone shreds while snowboarding, they go down the hill skillfully

This is the American English definition of shred. View British English definition of shred.