Definition of EMBARRASSING

verb : EMBARRASSING

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : EMBARRASSING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign" ;

  • 2. (

    ) causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation; "the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles"; "it was mortifying to know he had heard every word" ;


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