Definitions for ruffle

Definitions for (noun) ruffle

Main entry: affray, ruffle, disturbance, fray

Definition: a noisy fight

Main entry: choker, neck ruff, ruff, ruffle

Definition: a high tight collar

Main entry: frill, furbelow, flounce, ruffle

Definition: a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

Definitions for (verb) ruffle

Main entry: pleat, ruffle

Definition: pleat or gather into a ruffle

Usage: ruffle the curtain fabric

Main entry: ruffle, ruffle up, rumple, mess up

Definition: disturb the smoothness of

Usage: ruffle the surface of the water

Main entry: ruffle, fluff

Definition: erect or fluff up

Usage: the bird ruffled its feathers

Main entry: mix, ruffle, shuffle

Definition: mix so as to make a random order or arrangement

Usage: shuffle the cards

Main entry: flick, riffle, ruffle

Definition: twitch or flutter

Usage: the paper flicked

Main entry: ruffle

Definition: trouble or vex

Usage: ruffle somebody's composure

Main entry: ruffle

Definition: discompose

Usage: This play is going to ruffle some people; She has a way of ruffling feathers among her colleagues

Main entry: prance, cock, ruffle, sashay, tittup, swagger, strut

Definition: to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

Usage: He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

Main entry: ruffle, cockle, undulate, riffle, ripple

Definition: stir up (water) so as to form ripples

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