shellac

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1 shellac /ʃəˈlæk/ noun
plural shellacs
1 shellac
/ʃəˈlæk/
noun
plural shellacs
Learner's definition of SHELLAC
[count, noncount]
: a clear liquid that dries into a hard coating and that is put on a surface to protect it
2 shellac /ʃəˈlæk/ verb
shellacks; shellacked; shellacking
2 shellac
/ʃəˈlæk/
verb
shellacks; shellacked; shellacking
Learner's definition of SHELLAC
[+ object]
: to coat (something) with shellac
US, informal : to defeat (a person or team) easily and completely usually used as (be) shellacked
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