Shutting

Word SHUTTING
Character 8
Hyphenation N/A
Pronunciations /ˈʃʌtɪŋ/

Definitions and meanings of "Shutting"

What do we mean by shutting?

To close, to stop from being open.

To close, to stop being open.

To close a business temporarily, or (of a business) to be closed.

To confine in an enclosed area.

To catch or snag in the act of shutting something.

To preclude; to exclude; to bar out.

Someone who doesn't like to deal with people all the time. That prefers staying at home and enjoying him or herself over going out with friends. Someone who prefers and embraces solitude and who finds it exhausting to be around large groups of people. Shut Ins, or Recluses as some put it our viewed negatively because they are misunderstood and labled as "weird", or "lacking social skills", this however is a major misconception. Many shut ins, or introverts actually have very good social skills but only use them in the given situation that they are in. They hate small talk and meaningless conversations. They prefer real talk, talk that has meaning and isn't a waste of their time and yours. Urban Dictionary

Someone who is often more comfortable spending their time indoors. Often preferring to be at home rather than go out, or unable able to leave their home due to old age, illness, or something else. Urban Dictionary

When you've told someone to shut up so many times that you don't even say the second word anymore Urban Dictionary

What your autocorrect thought you meant when you typed "shit". Urban Dictionary

The only possible response to no u Urban Dictionary

Someone who is living secludedly Urban Dictionary

N. An order requesting someone stop babbling like an idiot to let you, the ruler of all, speak. v. To obey the fist. Urban Dictionary

You are probably a Dani fan and says "Shut! Shut! Shut!" to stop someone in the middle of their sentence. Only true boners will say this Urban Dictionary

Soemone who doesn't get out very much, ususally due to illness, handicap, old age. Urban Dictionary

To order someone to stop talking. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Shutting

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The word "shutting" in example sentences

Egypt is a dictatorship that still executes homosexuals and yet is actively cooperating in shutting down the Gaza tunnels and seizing Gaza-bound weapons. ❋ Unknown (2010)

President Hamid Karzai has issued a decree banning private guards from protecting aid workers starting Dec. 17, a decision that has led several development firms to begin shutting down their programs. ❋ Rajiv Chandrasekaran (2010)

•This week's surprise: Indy's D doesn't get the props that are showered on the prolific offense, but in shutting down the Ravens demonstrated that it has championship mettle. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Al Franken did the right thing in shutting Lieberman down. ❋ Unknown (2009)

That is, what lobby has such an interest in shutting out seafood from the carts? ❋ Unknown (2009)

Starting on March 1, 2010, your PC will begin shutting down every two hours. ❋ Unknown (2009)

(Actually, the reason Egypt “cooperates” in shutting down the Gaza tunnels is not because it loves peace with its neighbors, but because the same people who want to smuggle weapons into Gaza are the people who want to overthrow the Egyptian government.) ❋ Unknown (2010)

Investing could mean investing in shutting down coal. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Every time the RIAA has a success in shutting down a site, they provide a new rule in the rule book for what not to do for the next application, providing a near step by step solution on what to avoid. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The current Senate jobs proposal developed by Mr. Reid was advanced Monday night when five Republicans joined Democrats in shutting off the threat of a filibuster, clearing the way for its expected approval on Wednesday. ❋ Unknown (2010)

If they succeed in shutting down health care momentum, and if half the country is pissed at Obama and our reps about health care, how on earth are we going to move popular opinion on climate change? ❋ Unknown (2009)

MGM had no hesitation in shutting down her ambitions, and instead signed her up for an alternate method of helping the war effort, which they proclaimed her much more suited to -- selling kisses at a promotional event for $50,000 each. ❋ Zhukora1 (2009)

Xisithrus, I must admit that I take particular pleasure in shutting down that faux-pious, soulless, un-Christ-like a-hole. ❋ Unknown (2010)

(Not to mention how that would result in shutting down so many of the stores, restauarants, bars, theaters, and sports arenas that so many of us DC residents enjoy living nearby.) ❋ Unknown (2009)

While the parents were able to persuade union electricians to stop the school system from turning off power to the building, the schools were successful in shutting off the heat. ❋ Joe Barrett (2010)

Very effective in shutting out inconvenient facts. ❋ Unknown (2010)

[Tammy] always wanted Matt to go out every friday night but Matt never wanted too, always saying "I don't feel like it", Tammy would say "omg you are such a [shut in]! why don't you [socialize] and be outgoing like normal people?" Matt responded "define normal?" ❋ Matthewbrly (2015)

1. A shut in is often viewed in a [negative light]. 2. She is a shut in because she prefers to spend most of [her time] in her home studying, reading, or working online over partying at the local [nightclub] or spending the night at the bar. ❋ Dracona11687 (2014)

[in class] - teacher: *calls on [candice]* kid sitting next to you: *[whispering]* "candice di-" you: shut ❋ Rdcvgtuhnmki (2020)

[oh] shut ❋ Catdef (2020)

1: [Ur mum] tripel [gey] 2: [no u] 1: shut ❋ Whom'st'd've'nt Did This (2018)

Being asked by a [police officer] she said: 'I didn't see anything, [don't know] anyone. I'm a shut-in. And I mind [my own] business.' ❋ Marty41de (2006)

"[Shut it], [you dumb] [shit]!" "..." ❋ Wysiwyg (2004)

"You dont know [how to] [code] with Unit-" "[Shut]! Shut! Shut!" ❋ ZeFrenchCucumber (2021)

To [many] a shut in, [the internet] is their [life]. ❋ E-Tommy (2006)

[Shut it], you [moron]! ❋ Jonathan Wells (2003)

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