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ruffle

noun (n)

  • a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: flounce, frill, furbelow
    source: wordnet30
  • a high tight collar (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: choker, neck ruff, ruff
    source: wordnet30
  • a noisy fight (noun.act)
    Synonym: affray, disturbance, fray
    source: wordnet30
  • That which is ruffled; specifically, a strip of lace, cambric, or other fine cloth, plaited or gathered on one edge or in the middle, and used as a trimming; a frill. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • stir up (water) so as to form ripples (verb.motion)
    source: wordnet30
  • trouble or vex (verb.emotion)
    Example:
    Ruffle somebody's composure.
    source: wordnet30
  • to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others (verb.motion)
    source: wordnet30
  • discompose (verb.emotion)
    Example:
    This play is going to ruffle some people.
    source: wordnet30
  • twitch or flutter (verb.contact)
    Synonym: flick, riffle
    source: wordnet30
  • mix so as to make a random order or arrangement (verb.contact)
    Synonym: mix, shuffle
    source: wordnet30
  • erect or fluff up (verb.contact)
    Synonym: fluff
    Example:
    The bird ruffled its feathers.
    source: wordnet30
  • disturb the smoothness of (verb.contact)
    Example:
    Ruffle the surface of the water.
    source: wordnet30
  • pleat or gather into a ruffle (verb.contact)
    Synonym: pleat
    Example:
    Ruffle the curtain fabric.
    source: wordnet30
  • To make into a ruff; to draw or contract into puckers, plaits, or folds; to wrinkle. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To grow rough, boisterous, or turbulent. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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