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/ˈnɑ vəl /

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  • ruffle ruffle  /ˈrə fəl/ ?  a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

    ruffle meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    2. (n) a high tight collar
    3. (n) a noisy fight
    4. (v) stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    5. (v) trouble or vex
    6. (v) to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
    7. (v) discompose
    8. (v) twitch or flutter
    9. (v) mix so as to make a random order or arrangement
    10. (v) erect or fluff up
    11. (v) disturb the smoothness of
    12. (v) pleat or gather into a ruffle

    Synonym(s)

    ruffle usage(s)

    1. Stewart admits that she hasn't sewed her own clothes in years, but she still makes the occasional dust ruffle and says her skills remain sharp.
    2. It's true that the discoveries of Picasso and Pollock don't much ruffle the grave surfaces of Wyeth's work.
  • ruffle up ruffle up  disturb the smoothness of
  • ruffled ruffled  /ˈrə fəld/ ?  shaken into waves or undulations as by wind
  • rufous rubber cup rufous rubber cup  a common name for a variety of Sarcosomataceae
  • rug rug  /ˈrəɡ/ ?  floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
  • rug beater rug beater  implement for beating dust out of carpets
  • rug merchant rug merchant  a merchant who sells rugs
  • rug pad rug pad  a pad placed under a carpet
  • ruga ruga  (anatomy) a fold or wrinkle or crease
  • rugae rugae  (anatomy) a fold or wrinkle or crease
  • rugby rugby  /ˈrəɡ bi/ ?  a form of football played with an oval ball
  • rugby ball rugby ball  inflated oval ball used in playing rugby
  • rugby football rugby football  a form of football played with an oval ball
  • rugel's plantain rugel's plantain  North American plantain having reddish leafstalks and broad leaves
  • rugelach rugelach  pastry made with a cream cheese dough and different fillings (as raisins and walnuts…
  • rugged rugged  /ˈrə ɡəd/ ?  sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring
  • rugged individualism rugged individualism  individualism in social and economic affairs; belief not only…
  • ruggedisation ruggedisation  the act of making a piece of equipment rugged (strengthening to resist…
  • ruggedise ruggedise  produce in a version designed to withstand rough usage
  • ruggedization ruggedization  the act of making a piece of equipment rugged (strengthening to resist…
  • ruggedize ruggedize  produce in a version designed to withstand rough usage
  • ruggedly ruggedly  /ˈrə ɡəd li/ ?  in a rugged manner
  • ruggedness ruggedness  the property of being big and strong
  • ruggelach ruggelach  pastry made with a cream cheese dough and different fillings (as raisins and…
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