Definitions for shuffleˈʃʌf əl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
shuf•fleˈʃʌf əl(v.; n.)-fled, -fling
(v.i.)to walk without lifting the feet; shamble.
to slide the feet lazily in dancing.
Category: Music and Dance
to move clumsily (usu. fol. by into):
to shuffle into one's clothes.
to act evasively:
to shuffle out of one's responsibilities.
to intermix playing cards or the like.
(v.t.)to move (one's feet) along the ground or floor without lifting them.
to move (objects) this way and that.
to rearrange in random order:
to shuffle playing cards.
shuffle off, to move or go away. to thrust aside.
Category: Verb Phrase
(n.)a scraping or sliding movement, esp. a dragging gait.
an evasive trick; evasion.
an act or instance of shuffling something, as cards.
the right or turn to shuffle cards before dealing.
a dance in which the feet are shuffled.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of shuffle:
1525–35; < LG schuffeln
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to walk without lifting your feet up
a little old lady shuffling along the street
to move your feet around in a nervous or bored way
He stood in line shuffling his feet.
to mix a set of playing cards to change their order
Shuffle the cards before dealing.
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
Translations for shuffle
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to move (one's feet) along the ground etc without lifting them
Do stop shuffling (your feet)!; The old man shuffled along the street.
- skuifel, sleepAfrikaans
- يُجَرْجِرُ خُطاهArabic
- тътря си кракатаBulgarian
- arrastar-sePortuguese (BR)
- vléci (se), belhat seCzech
- slæbe med fødderneDanish
- σέρνω τα πόδια μουGreek
- caminar arrastrando los piesSpanish
- jalgu järel lohistamaEstonian
- پا به زمين كشيدنFarsi
- vaihtaa jalkaaFinnish
- traîner les piedsFrench
- לִגרוֹר רַגלַיִםHebrew
- स्थिर नहीं रहना, स्थान बदलते रहनाHindi
- polagano, mučno hodati, vući nogeCroatian
- menyeret kakiIndonesian
- draga fæturnaIcelandic
- strascicare (i piedi)Italian
- 발을 끌며 걷다Korean
- vilkti (kojas),šliurinti, šlepsėtiLithuanian
- šļūkāt; vilkt kājas; vilktiesLatvian
- menyeret kakiMalay
- subbe, slepe med føttene; trippeNorwegian
- szurać, powłóczyćPolish
- پا به زمين كشيدنPersian
- ګډوډول، ګډول: پښې څكول، پښې (په ځان پسې) ر اڅكول: پښه پرځاى (چپرځاى) كول: سست سست نځېدلPashto
- a(-şi) târşâi picioareleRomanian
- vliecť (sa), šuchtať saSlovak
- vleči noge za sebojSlovenian
- teško hodatiSerbian
- släpa [shuffle], gå släpigtSwedish
- ayaklarını sürüyerek yürümekTurkish
- 拖著腳走Chinese (Trad.)
- тягнути ноги; човгатиUkrainian
- lê bướcVietnamese
- 拖着脚走Chinese (Simp.)
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