To raise your shoulder and then lower them to show that you do not know or care about sth:
James shrugged and said nothing. 'i don't know,' jane replied, shrugging her shoulders.
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Signalling to another via the medium of text the fact you are carrying out an action, in this case, the movement of raising the shoulders, which highlights the point you are basically saying 'I don't know' or 'whatever' but in a non-verbal manner.

Rob: Guys who is the coolest person ever?
Jen: *shrug*
Pete: *shrug*
Fred: *shrug*
Greg: I KNOW! I KNOW! It has to be rob!
Rob: Yes Greg. Yes it is.
by Ossie September 20, 2005
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A SH-oulde-R h-UG (shoulder hug) for your neck.
Dawwww my neck feels good from that comforting shrug.
by DomicsFan June 19, 2013
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(n) used to verbally describe someone that is completely irrelevant
"Did you see Kelsey last night?"
"Yeah, she was standing in the corner during the whole party"
"I know, she's such a shrug"
by fburg22401 May 29, 2014
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A very bad toupee. - Short for SHitty RUG.
That guy should get rid of that Shrug and try Hair Club for Men.
by Jeff D April 23, 2003
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The way the cool hip kids type 'shrug' or instead of searching shrug text emoji on Google and copy and pasting ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ on forums.
*something that induces a shrug on a forum*
Brian: /shrug
by LordRighteousness September 03, 2017
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Shrugs are all the rave among teenage girls. These alleged pieces of clothing provide neither warmth nor coverage. It also fails to increase the perception of chest size. The title derives from the action spurred by a girl wearing it. You shrug because you have no idea what it is for.
When I woke up in Spanish class today, I was surrounded on eight sides by girls wearing shrugs. I could only help but shrug.
by Boss Machine September 12, 2006
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