Definition of shame verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    shame

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ʃeɪm//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they shame
     
    he / she / it shames
     
    past simple shamed
     
    -ing form shaming
     
     
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  1. 1shame somebody to make someone feel ashamed His generosity shamed them all.
  2. 2shame somebody (formal) to make someone feel that they have lost honor or respect You have shamed your family.
  3. Phrasal Verbsshame somebody into doing something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: shame