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English → English (WordNet) Definition: ruffle ruffle n 1: a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim [syn: frill, flounce, furbelow] 2: a high tight collar [syn: choker, ruff, neck ruff] 3: a noisy fight [syn: affray, disturbance, fray] ruffle v 1: stir up (water) so as to form ripples [syn: ripple, riffle, cockle, undulate] 2: trouble or vex; “ruffle somebody's composure” 3: to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others; “He struts around like a rooster in a hen house” [syn: swagger, prance, strut, sashay, cock] 4: discompose; “This play is going to ruffle some people”; “She has a way of ruffling feathers among her colleagues” 5: twitch or flutter; “the paper flicked” [syn: flick, riffle] 6: mix so as to make a random order or arrangement; “shuffle the cards” [syn: shuffle, mix] 7: erect or fluff up; “the bird ruffled its feathers” [syn: fluff] 8: disturb the smoothness of; “ruffle the surface of the water” [syn: ruffle up, rumple, mess up] 9: pleat or gather into a ruffle; “ruffle the curtain fabric” [syn: pleat]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Ruffle Ruffle \Ruf"fle\, n. [See Ruffle, v. t. & i.] 1. That which is ruffled; specifically, a strip of lace, cambric, or other fine cloth, plaited or gathered on one edge or in the middle, and used as a trimming; a frill. [1913 Webster] 2. A state of being ruffled or disturbed; disturbance; agitation; commotion; as, to put the mind in a ruffle. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mil.) A low, vibrating beat of a drum, not so loud as a roll; -- called also ruff. --H. L. Scott. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) The connected series of large egg capsules, or o["o]thec[ae], of any one of several species of American marine gastropods of the genus Fulgur. See O["o]theca. [1913 Webster] Ruffle of a boot, the top turned down, and scalloped or plaited. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] Ruffle \Ruf"fle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruffled; p. pr. & vb. n. Ruffling.] [From Ruff a plaited collar, a drum beat, a tumult: cf. OD. ruyffelen to wrinkle.] 1. To make into a ruff; to draw or contract into puckers, plaits, or folds; to wrinkle. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with ruffles; as, to ruffle a shirt. [1913 Webster] 3. To oughen or disturb the surface of; to make uneven by agitation or commotion. [1913 Webster] The fantastic revelries . . . that so often ruffled the placid bosom of the Nile. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] She smoothed the ruffled seas. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To erect in a ruff, as feathers. [1913 Webster] [the swan] ruffles her pure cold plume. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 5. (Mil.) To beat with the ruff or ruffle, as a drum. [1913 Webster] 6. To discompose; to agitate; to disturb. [1913 Webster] These ruffle the tranquillity of the mind. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] But, ever after, the small violence done Rankled in him and ruffled all his heart. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 7. To throw into disorder or confusion. [1913 Webster] Where best He might the ruffled foe infest. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] 8. To throw together in a disorderly manner. [R.] [1913 Webster] I ruffled up falen leaves in heap. --Chapman [1913 Webster] To ruffle the feathers of, to exite the resentment of; to irritate. [1913 Webster] Ruffle \Ruf"fle\, v. i. [Perhaps of different origin from ruffle to wrinkle; cf. OD. roffeln, roffen, to pander, LG. raffein, Dan. ruffer a pimp. Cf. Rufflan.] 1. To grow rough, boisterous, or turbulent. [R.] [1913 Webster] The night comes on, and the bleak winds Do sorely ruffle. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To become disordered; to play loosely; to flutter. [1913 Webster] On his right shoulder his thick mane reclined, Ruffles at speed, and dances in the wind. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To be rough; to jar; to be in contention; hence, to put on airs; to swagger. [1913 Webster] They would ruffle with jurors. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Gallants who ruffled in silk and embroidery. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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