HyperDic: ruffle

English > 12 senses of the word ruffle:
VERBmotionruffle, ripple, riffle, cockle, undulatestir up (water) so as to form ripples
emotionruffletrouble or vex
motionruffle, tittup, swagger, prance, strut, sashay, cockto walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
emotionrufflediscompose
contactruffle, flick, riffletwitch / twitch or flutter
contactruffle, shuffle, mixmix so as to make a random order or arrangement
contactruffle, flufferect or fluff up
contactruffle, ruffle up, rumple, mess updisturb the smoothness of
contactruffle, pleatpleat or gather into a ruffle
NOUNartifactruffle, frill, flounce, furbelowa strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
artifactruffle, choker, ruff, neck ruffa high tight collar
actruffle, affray, disturbance, fraya noisy fight
ruffle > pronunciation
Soundsrah'fahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > ruffle: 12 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim.
Synonymsfrill, flounce, furbelow
Narrowergoffer, gaufferAn ornamental frill made by pressing pleats
jabotA ruffle on the front of a woman's blouse or a man's shirt
peplumA flared ruffle attached to the waistline of a dress or jacket or blouse
BroaderadornmentA decoration of color / color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
Spanishfaralá, voladura, volante
Catalanfarbalà, floritura, voladura, volant
Verbsrufflepleat or gather into a ruffle
English > ruffle: 12 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA high tight collar.
Synonymschoker, ruff, neck ruff
NarrowerfraiseA ruff for the neck worn in the 16th century
Broadercollar, neckbandA band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
Spanishcuello alto
Catalancoll alt
English > ruffle: 12 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA noisy fight.
Synonymsaffray, disturbance, fray
Broaderfight, fighting, combat, scrapThe act of fighting
Spanishalgarada, altercado, contienda, disturbio, liza, reyerta
Catalancontesa
English > ruffle: 12 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningstir up (water) so as to form ripples.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsripple, riffle, 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
English > ruffle: 12 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningTrouble or vex.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe performance is likely to ruffle Sue
Example"ruffle somebody's composure"
Broaderannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilCause annoyance in
Spanishdescomponer, perturbar
Catalanpertorbar, trasbalsar
English > ruffle: 12 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningTo walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymstittup, swagger, prance, strut, sashay, cock
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishcontonearse, pavonearse
Catalanballar, capalçar-se, culejar, encabritar-se, faronejar, fer el tifa, giravoltar, presumir, remenar el cul, rumbejar, saltar
English > ruffle: 12 senses > verb 4, emotion
Meaningdiscompose.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"This play is going to ruffle some people"
BroaderflusterCause to be nervous or upset
Spanishencrespar
English > ruffle: 12 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningtwitch / twitch or flutter.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsflick, riffle
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 > ruffle: 12 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningmix so as to make a random order or arrangement.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsshuffle, mix
Narrowercutdivide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
reshuffleshuffle again
riffleshuffle (playing cards) by separating the deck into two parts and riffling with the thumbs so the cards intermix
Broadermanipulatehold something in one's hands and move it
Spanishbarajar, mezclar, revolver
Catalanbarrejar, escartejar, mesclar, remenar
English > ruffle: 12 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningErect or fluff up.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the bird ruffled its feathers"
Synonymfluff
Broaderloosenmake less dense
Spanishahuecar, mullir
English > ruffle: 12 senses > verb 8, contact
Meaningdisturb the smoothness of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"ruffle the surface of the water"
Synonymsruffle up, rumple, mess up
BroaderdisarrangeDestroy the arrangement / arrangement or order of
Spanisharrugar, despeinar, perturbar, trastornar
Catalandespentinar
English > ruffle: 12 senses > verb 9, contact
Meaningpleat or gather into a ruffle.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"ruffle the curtain fabric"
Synonympleat
Broaderfold, fold up, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
Spanishfruncir, plegar, plisar
Nounsrufflea strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

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