HyperDic: riffle

English > 6 senses of the word riffle:
VERBcontactriffle, flick, ruffletwitch / twitch or flutter
perceptionriffle, flick, flip, thumb, leaf, rifflook through a book or other written material
motionriffle, ripple, ruffle, cockle, undulatestir up (water) so as to form ripples
contactriffleshuffle (playing cards) by separating the deck into two parts and riffling with the thumbs so the cards intermix
NOUNeventriffle, ripple, rippling, waveleta small wave on the surface of a liquid / liquid
actriffleshuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners
riffle > pronunciation
Soundsrih'fahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > riffle: 6 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA small wave on the surface of a liquid / liquid.
Synonymsripple, rippling, wavelet
Broaderwave, moving ridgeOne of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid / liquid (especially across a large body of water)
Spanishondulación, perturbación, wavelet
Catalanwavelet
Verbsrifflestir up (water) so as to form ripples
English > riffle: 6 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningshuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners.
Broadershuffle, shuffling, makeThe act of mixing cards haphazardly
Spanishpeinar los naipes
Verbsriffleshuffle (playing cards) by separating the deck into two parts and riffling with the thumbs so the cards intermix
English > riffle: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningtwitch / twitch or flutter.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsflick, ruffle
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishagitarse, encrespar, hojear
English > riffle: 6 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaninglook through a book or other written material.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelThe customs agents riffle the bags for drugs
Synonymsflick, flip, thumb, leaf, riff
BroaderperuseExamine or consider with attention and in detail
English > riffle: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningstir up (water) so as to form ripples.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsripple, ruffle, cockle, undulate
Entailsfold, fold up, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
Broaderflow, fluxMove or progress freely as if in a stream
Spanishondear, ondular
Catalanondejar, ondular, onejar
Nounsrifflea small wave on the surface of a liquid / liquid
English > riffle: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningshuffle (playing cards) by separating the deck into two parts and riffling with the thumbs so the cards intermix.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Broadershuffle, ruffle, mixmix so as to make a random order or arrangement
Nounsriffleshuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners

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