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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shamble, shambling, shuffle, shufflingnoun

    walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet

    "from his shambling I assumed he was very old"

  2. shuffle, shuffling, makenoun

    the act of mixing cards haphazardly


  1. shufflingnoun

    Action of the verb to shuffle.

  2. shufflingnoun

    The noise created by something moving about.

  3. shufflingadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shuffling

    of Shuffle

  2. Shufflingadjective

    moving with a dragging, scraping step

  3. Shufflingadjective

    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.

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  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

Examples of shuffling in a Sentence

  1. Nicole Kidman:

    It was bizarre, i wasn’t sure what was going on. No one in the audience was. Then there was some shuffling, envelopes — and people rushing onstage. I was like, ‘What is going on?’ I thought someone wasn’t well and then I saw people’s faces dropping.

  2. 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.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Shuffling people with their position in the corridors of power is much like just juggling bottles but keeping the content same and entertaining the audience as something new is happening for them.

  4. District Judge Royce Lamberth:

    It is more than just inept and bureaucratic shuffling of papers, i find that the civil rights of Christopher Worrell have been abridged. I don't know if this is because Christopher Worrell is Christopher Worrell or not.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of shuffling

  1. shufflingshufflingshufflingshufflingshuffling

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