chagrin: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (shu-grin'), [key]
— n., v., -grined -grinned, -grin•ing -grin•ning.
  1. a feeling of vexation, marked by disappointment or humiliation.
  1. to vex by disappointment or humiliation: The rejection of his proposal chagrined him deeply.
  2. shagreen (def. 1).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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