Meaning of shingle
— n., v., -gled, -gling.
- a thin piece of wood, slate, metal, asbestos, or the like, usually oblong, laid in overlapping rows to cover the roofs and walls of buildings.
- a woman's close-cropped haircut.
- a small signboard, esp. as hung before a doctor's or lawyer's office.
- to be mentally disturbed, mad, or eccentric.
- to establish a professional practice, esp. in law or medicine; open an office.
- to cover with shingles, as a roof.
- to cut (hair) close to the head.
- small, waterworn stones or pebbles such as lie in loose sheets or beds on a beach.
- a beach, riverbank, or other area covered with such small pebbles or stones.
— -gled, -gling.
- to hammer or squeeze (puddled iron) into a bloom or billet, eliminating as much slag as possible; knobble.
- shingle (Thesaurus)