- v cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
- v hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
- Over the years, as Johnson became a media executive, word would get back to him from time to time that Lott was repeating the tale to mutual acquaintances to embarrass him .
- When Christine presses her objections, Jones has her confined to the psychopathic ward of the Los Angeles Hospital, in the company of other women with the potential to embarrass .
- When Fallon tried to recruit study subjects through their doctors, he got nowhere; physicians evidently didn't want to embarrass or anger their patients by suggesting they might .
News & Articles
- Dunkin Donuts Rant Lady A Failed Model [Report, Video]
The Dunkin’ Donuts rant filmmaker who unwittingly set herself up for one of the internet’s most brilliantly spectacular comeuppances saw her plan to embarrass a counter worker backfire, and now that the woman has achieved viral fame, reports have emerged that she tried and failed to reach modeling success. The Dunkin’ Donuts rant recorded by [...] Dunkin Donuts Rant Lady A Failed Model [Report ...
June 13, 2013 - The Inquisitr
- Use This Tipping Guide And You'll Never Look Cheap Again
Don't embarrass yourself.
June 12, 2013 - Business Insider via Yahoo! Finance
- Forget Cat Beards — It's All About the Cat Fro
Hey, cat lovers, there's a new way to embarrass your feline and find fame on the Internet. Behold, the Cat Fro. The latest Instagram photo fad has cat owners posing with their furry friend on their head. It's the new Cat Beard , which is so three weeks ago. Web-famous, curmudgeonly kitty Colonel Meow popularized the #catfro hashtag, sharing his favorite shots on Facebook. With 4,000 Likes and ...
June 12, 2013 - Mashable
- Larry Craig in ABC News
I didn't want to embarrass my wife, my kids, Idaho and my friends,Craig said. "And I wrestled with it a long while. ...... I should have told my wife. I should have told my kids. And most importantly, I should have told counsel."
- Raymond Floyd in BBC Sport
I'm not competing this year. I'm not competitive now and I didn't want to go out and embarrass myself,Floyd said. "It was something I toyed with pretty much all year as to whether I would play or not. I just feel that I've had so many...
- James Earl Jones in FOXNews
I want to thank you for all the work that you do,Jones told the audience, quoting the Book of Genesis on how God breathed life into man. "I don't mean to embarrass anybody by comparing the actor to God, but once we've taken the role, we...