shuffle, shuffling, make(noun)
the act of mixing cards haphazardly
shamble, shambling, shuffle, shuffling(verb)
walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
"from his shambling I assumed he was very old"
shuffle, scuffle, shamble(verb)
walk by dragging one's feet
"he shuffled out of the room"; "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall"
move about, move back and forth
"He shuffled his funds among different accounts in various countries so as to avoid the IRS"
shuffle, ruffle, mix(verb)
mix so as to make a random order or arrangement
"shuffle the cards"
The act of shuffling cards.
He made a real mess of the last shuffle.
An instance of walking without lifting one's feet.
The sad young girl left with a tired shuffle.
A rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
A trick; an artifice; an evasion.
The gifts of nature are beyond all shame and shuffles. uE000157462uE001 L'Estrange.
To put in a random order.
To walk without picking up one's feet
To change; modify the order of something.
to shove one way and the other; to push from one to another; as, to shuffle money from hand to hand
to mix by pushing or shoving; to confuse; to throw into disorder; especially, to change the relative positions of, as of the cards in a pack
to remove or introduce by artificial confusion
to change the relative position of cards in a pack; as, to shuffle and cut
to change one's position; to shift ground; to evade questions; to resort to equivocation; to prevaricate
to use arts or expedients; to make shift
to move in a slovenly, dragging manner; to drag or scrape the feet in walking or dancing
the act of shuffling; a mixing confusedly; a slovenly, dragging motion
a trick; an artifice; an evasion
Origin: [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
shuf′l, v.t. to change the positions of: to confuse: to remove or introduce by purposed confusion.—v.i. to change the order of cards in a pack: to shift ground: to evade fair questions: to move by shoving the feet along.—n. act of shuffling: an evasion or artifice.—n. Shuff′ler.—p.adj. Shuff′ling, evasive, as an excuse.—adv. Shuff′lingly, in a shuffling manner: with an irregular gait: evasively.—To shuffle off, to thrust aside, put off. [A by-form of scuffle, thus conn. with shove and shovel.]
The numerical value of shuffle in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of shuffle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
Let's not quibble! I'm the foe of moderation, the champion of excess. If I may lift a line from a die-hard whose identity is lost in the shuffle, I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.
There was no probe yet, and it is unlikely to be impartial considering the current situation in Ukraine, that's why all statements made instantly are an attempt, on the one hand, to shuffle off the blame on to someone else. On the other hand, everything suggests that all that may have been orchestrated.
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- barallar, barrejar, mesclarCatalan, Valencian
- míchat, zamíchatCzech
- blande, slentreDanish
- mischen, schlurfenGerman
- barajar, arrastrar, barajear, arrastrar los pies, mezclarSpanish
- sekoittaa, laahustaa, sekoittaminenFinnish
- battage, battre, mélangerFrench
- stokka, stokkunIcelandic
- 질질 끌다, 뒤섞다Korean
- riwhiriwhi, hōnekeneke, kōnekeneke, riwhiMāori
- schudden, slenterenDutch
- tasować, powłóczyćPolish
- embaralhamento, embaralharPortuguese
- тасование, перемешивать, волочить ноги, перетасовать, тасовать, перемешивание, перемешать, шаркатьRussian
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