Meaning of shellac
Pronunciation: (shu-lak'), [key]
— n., v., -lacked, -lack•ing.
- lac that has been purified and formed into thin sheets, used for making varnish.
- a varnish made by dissolving this material in alcohol or a similar solvent.
- a phonograph record made of a breakable material containing shellac, esp. one to be played at 78 r.p.m.: an LP that can hold nearly 10 times as much as the old shellac.
- to coat or treat with shellac.
- to defeat; trounce.
- to thrash soundly.
- shellac (Thesaurus)