What does shredder mean?

Definitions for shredderˈʃrɛd ər

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shredder(noun)

    a device that shreds documents (usually in order to prevent the wrong people from reading them)


  1. shredder(Noun)

    A machine that tears up objects into smaller pieces, especially a paper shredder or garbage shredder.

  2. shredder(Noun)

    A program that overwrites deleted data to prevent recovery.


  1. Shredder

    The Shredder is a fictional character and primary villain and antagonist of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics and all related media. At one point or another in every incarnation of the TMNT stories, he has been the archenemy of Splinter and the Turtles. He is also known as the leader of the Foot Clan.

Editors Contribution

  1. shredder

    A type of device or machine created and designed in various colors, type of blade, materials, mechanisms, shapes and sizes used to cut paper or other material into a specific size so it is suitable for recycling.

    We bought a shredder for the office so we can use it to cut up confidential documents and then recycle the paper.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shredder in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shredder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Montana Attorney General Tim Fox:

    (It) doesn’t belong on the shelf, it belongs in the shredder.

  2. Gerald Roark:

    Bowling Green residents quickly realized that it’s pretty tight and Bowling Green residents would n’t be able to raise the money, i ’m just hoping that someone will save it from the shredder.

  3. Gary Cook:

    We would like to see Apple and others provide information on how to disassemble these products, if you can’t easily break down the product in a way that lets you harvest what is inside, it could end up in a shredder.

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