ETYM Old Eng. shrede, schrede, as. screáde; akin to od. schroode, German schrot a piece cut off, Icel. skrjothr a shred, and to Eng. shroud. Related to Screed, Scroll, Scrutiny.
A tiny or scarcely detectable amount; SYN. scintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, smidge.
Sinonimi: tear up | rip up
To tear into shreds; SYN. tear up, rip up.