What does shuffling mean?

Definitions for shuffling

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shuffling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shamble, shambling, shuffle, shuffling(noun)

    walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet

    "from his shambling I assumed he was very old"

  2. shuffle, shuffling, make(noun)

    the act of mixing cards haphazardly


  1. shuffling(Noun)

    Action of the verb to shuffle.

  2. shuffling(Noun)

    The noise created by something moving about.

  3. shuffling(Adjective)

    Of or relating to that which shuffles; tending to shuffle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shuffling

    of Shuffle

  2. Shuffling(adj)

    moving with a dragging, scraping step

  3. Shuffling(adj)

    evasive; as, a shuffling excuse

  4. Shuffling

    in a shuffling manner


  1. Shuffling

    Shuffling is a procedure used to randomize a deck of playing cards to provide an element of chance in card games. Shuffling is often followed by a cut, to help ensure that the shuffler has not manipulated the outcome.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shuffling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shuffling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tory Bruno:

    I'm still confident that we're going to get all the missions off within a year, but there's going to be a little shuffling around.

  2. Tory Bruno:

    I’m still confident that we’re going to get all the missions off within a year, but there’s going to be a little shuffling around.

  3. Johnny Isakson:

    My main symptoms are the stiffness in my left arm and a slowed, shuffling gait, i am busier and have more responsibility today than ever before in my political career, and I couldn't be happier about that.

  4. Todd Landen:

    It's mass care. They're just shuffling us out and crunching numbers, I think, the real struggle is what insurance do I use. I'm 100% disabled, the VA is supposed to take care of my medical bills, but I have to go to a hospital 100 miles away.

  5. Phil Robertson:

    This is a tally sheet exercise, with the Thai side trying to figure how many cases and how many officials the U.S. government wants prosecuted in order to give an upgrade, thailand's efforts this year have been a lot of talk, shuffling of assignments at government inter-agency committees, but little substantive action to effectively end trafficking.

Images & Illustrations of shuffling

  1. shufflingshufflingshuffling


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