Definitions for shatterˈʃæt ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shatter(verb)

    break into many pieces

    "The wine glass shattered"

  2. shatter(verb)

    damage or destroy

    "The news of her husband's death shattered her life"

  3. shatter(verb)

    cause to break into many pieces

    "shatter the plate"


  1. shatter(Verb)

    to violently break something into pieces.

  2. shatter(Verb)

    to destroy or disable something.

  3. shatter(Verb)

    to smash, or break into tiny pieces.

  4. shatter(Verb)

    to dispirit or emotionally defeat

  5. Origin: scateren. Cognate with Albanian shkatërroj,shkatrroj.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shatter(verb)

    to break at once into many pieces; to dash, burst, or part violently into fragments; to rend into splinters; as, an explosion shatters a rock or a bomb; too much steam shatters a boiler; an oak is shattered by lightning

  2. Shatter(verb)

    to disorder; to derange; to render unsound; as, to be shattered in intellect; his constitution was shattered; his hopes were shattered

  3. Shatter(verb)

    to scatter about

  4. Shatter(verb)

    to be broken into fragments; to fall or crumble to pieces by any force applied

  5. Shatter(noun)

    a fragment of anything shattered; -- used chiefly or soley in the phrase into shatters; as, to break a glass into shatters


  1. Shatter

    Shatter is a fictional mutant character in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Morlocks #1, created by Geoff Johns and Shawn Martinbrough.

Anagrams of shatter

  1. hatters

  2. threats

Translations for shatter

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • astillar, hacer añicos, quebrantar, estrellarSpanish
  • pirstoaFinnish
  • réduire en miettes, fracasser, voler en éclats, éclaterFrench
  • spaccare, sconquassare, fracassare, ridurre in mille pezziItalian
  • aan diggelen slaan, verbrijzelenDutch
  • estilhaçarPortuguese
  • разбивать, разбиться, разбить, разбиватьсяRussian
  • smrskatiSerbo-Croatian
  • krossa, krasa, kraschaSwedish

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