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    ruffle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ruffle

    Definition
    (noun) a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    Synonyms : flounce , frill , furbelow
    Definition
    (noun) a high tight collar
    Synonyms : choker , neck ruff , ruff
    Definition
    (noun) a noisy fight
    Synonyms : affray , disturbance , fray
    Definition
    (verb) stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    Synonyms : cockle , riffle , ripple , undulate
    Definition
    (verb) trouble or vex
    Example Sentence
    • ruffle somebody's composure
    Definition
    (verb) to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
    Synonyms : cock , prance , sashay , strut , swagger , tittup
    Example Sentence
    • He struts around like a rooster in a hen house
    Definition
    (verb) discompose
    Example Sentence
    • This play is going to ruffle some people
    • She has a way of ruffling feathers among her colleagues
    Definition
    (verb) twitch or flutter
    Synonyms : flick , riffle
    Example Sentence
    • the paper flicked
    Definition
    (verb) mix so as to make a random order or arrangement
    Synonyms : mix , shuffle
    Example Sentence
    • shuffle the cards
    Definition
    (verb) erect or fluff up
    Synonyms : fluff
    Example Sentence
    • the bird ruffled its feathers
    Definition
    (verb) disturb the smoothness of
    Synonyms : mess up , ruffle up , rumple
    Example Sentence
    • ruffle the surface of the water
    Definition
    (verb) pleat or gather into a ruffle
    Synonyms : pleat
    Example Sentence
    • ruffle the curtain fabric
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ruffle

think of ruffles lays chips which is ridged (pleated)..

Imagine an African villager eating ruffle lays and doing a strut in front of rest of the village because he has it and others don't.

Imagine an African villager eating ruffle lays and doing a strut in front of rest of the village because he has it and others don't.

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