What does shuffle mean?

Definitions for shuffle
ˈʃʌf əlshuf·fle

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shuffle, shuffling, make(noun)

    the act of mixing cards haphazardly

  2. shamble, shambling, shuffle, shuffling(verb)

    walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet

    "from his shambling I assumed he was very old"

  3. shuffle, scuffle, shamble(verb)

    walk by dragging one's feet

    "he shuffled out of the room"; "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall"

  4. shuffle(verb)

    move about, move back and forth

    "He shuffled his funds among different accounts in various countries so as to avoid the IRS"

  5. shuffle, ruffle, mix(verb)

    mix so as to make a random order or arrangement

    "shuffle the cards"

Wiktionary

  1. shuffle(Noun)

    The act of shuffling cards.

    He made a real mess of the last shuffle.

  2. shuffle(Noun)

    An instance of walking without lifting one's feet.

    The sad young girl left with a tired shuffle.

  3. shuffle(Noun)

    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.

  4. shuffle(Noun)

    A trick; an artifice; an evasion.

    The gifts of nature are beyond all shame and shuffles. uE000157462uE001 L'Estrange.

  5. shuffle(Verb)

    To put in a random order.

  6. shuffle(Verb)

    To walk without picking up one's feet

  7. shuffle(Verb)

    To change; modify the order of something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shuffle(verb)

    to shove one way and the other; to push from one to another; as, to shuffle money from hand to hand

    Etymology: [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.]

  2. Shuffle(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.]

  3. Shuffle(verb)

    to remove or introduce by artificial confusion

    Etymology: [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.]

  4. Shuffle(verb)

    to change the relative position of cards in a pack; as, to shuffle and cut

    Etymology: [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.]

  5. Shuffle(verb)

    to change one's position; to shift ground; to evade questions; to resort to equivocation; to prevaricate

    Etymology: [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.]

  6. Shuffle(verb)

    to use arts or expedients; to make shift

    Etymology: [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.]

  7. Shuffle(verb)

    to move in a slovenly, dragging manner; to drag or scrape the feet in walking or dancing

    Etymology: [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.]

  8. Shuffle(noun)

    the act of shuffling; a mixing confusedly; a slovenly, dragging motion

    Etymology: [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.]

  9. Shuffle(noun)

    a trick; an artifice; an evasion

    Etymology: [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shuffle

    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.]

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How to say shuffle in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shuffle in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shuffle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of shuffle in a Sentence

  1. Lynly Egyes:

    Roxsana Hernandez needed medical care and yet she was cleared to be incarcerated. At numerous times throughout her days in immigration enforcement custody, the people she was detained with pleaded for her to receive medical care, it is clear from these records that if immigration enforcement believes that their sole duty is to shuffle people into immigration prisons, that is what they'll do. As a result, the consequences for those who are either sick or who get sick while in their custody can be fatal.

  2. Professor Darren Griffin:

    We think it generates variation. Having a lot of chromosomes enables dinosaurs to shuffle their genes around much more than other types of animals. This shuffling means that dinosaurs can evolve more quickly and so help them survive so long as the planet changed.

  3. Arnold J. Toynbee:

    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.

  4. Scott Snyder:

    Dialogue, pressure and deterrence, or military measures -- it's really just a question of how the Trump administration is going to shuffle the deck they inherited.

  5. Khaleel McGhee-Bey:

    Maybe it got lost in the shuffle somewhere.

Images & Illustrations of shuffle

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