What does shorn mean?

Definitions for shornʃɔrn, ʃoʊrn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shorn.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sheared, shorn(adj)

    having the hair or wool cut or clipped off as if with shears or clippers

    "picked up the baby's shorn curls from the floor"; "naked as a sheared sheep"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shorn

    of Shear

  2. Shorn

    p. p. of Shear

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shorn

    shorn, pa.p. of shear.—n. Shōr′ling, Shōre′ling, a newly-shorn sheep.

Editors Contribution

  1. Shorn

    Past Participle of Shear

    I shear sheep weekly, I sheared 20 sheep yesterday, I have shorn as many as 25 in one day.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shorn in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shorn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Many go out for wool, and come home shorn themselves.

  2. Shearer Ian Elkins:

    I don't think it's been shorn before and I think he's five or six years old, i wouldn't say it's high quality but you wouldn't expect it to be after so long in the bush.

  3. Austin Powers International Man of Mystery:

    Dr. Evil The details of my life are quite inconsequential... very well, where do I begin My father was a relentlessly self-improving boulangerie owner from Belgium with low grade narcolepsy and a penchant for buggery. My mother was a fifteen year old French prostitute named Chloe with webbed feet. My father would womanize, he would drink. He would make outrageous claims like he invented the question mark. Sometimes he would accuse chestnuts of being lazy. The sort of general malaise that only the genius possess and the insane lament. My childhood was typical. Summers in Rangoon, luge lessons. In the spring we'd make meat helmets. When I was insolent I was placed in a burlap bag and beaten with reeds- pretty standard really. At the age of twelve I received my first scribe. At the age of fourteen a Zoroastrian named Vilma ritualistically shaved my testicles. There really is nothing like a shorn scrotum... it's breathtaking- I highly suggest you try it.

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