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Embarrassing meaning

embarrassing - 1 dictionary results

  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"

embarrassing - examples of usage

  1. They followed me like my shadow, sometimes in a most embarrassing manner. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. The questions were embarrassing; and before they could be answered, the physician, who was in the next room, entered. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. He broke a silence that grew embarrassing. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
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