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1. ruffle

verb. ['ˈrʌfəl'] stir up (water) so as to form ripples.

Synonyms

  • ripple
  • riffle
  • flow
  • undulate
  • turn up
  • cockle
  • fold up
  • flux

Antonyms

  • erase
  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed

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Rhymes with Ruffle

  • reshuffle
  • kerfuffle
  • scuffle
  • shuffle
  • muffle
  • kuffel
  • duffell
  • duffel

Sentences with ruffle


1. Noun, singular or mass
The bottom edge of the ruffle should be 1-inch from the end of the lining.

2. Adjective
Repeat for both ruffle pattern pieces.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Turn ruffle hem 1/4 inch toward the wrong side and press.

4. Verb, base form
A super-modern contemporary fence design might ruffle some feathers on a quaint street lined with classic white picket fences.

2. ruffle

verb. ['ˈrʌfəl'] trouble or vex.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • bother
  • annoy
  • irritate
  • nettle
  • devil
  • vex
  • nark
  • gravel
  • rile
  • get to
  • get at

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on

3. ruffle

verb. ['ˈrʌfəl'] mix so as to make a random order or arrangement.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • reshuffle
  • riffle
  • mix
  • shuffle

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • order
  • inactivity
  • stay in place

4. ruffle

noun. ['ˈrʌfəl'] a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim.

Synonyms

  • gauffer
  • jabot
  • furbelow
  • peplum
  • flounce
  • adornment
  • frill

Antonyms

  • stay
  • open
  • disintegrate
  • stand still

5. ruffle

verb. ['ˈrʌfəl'] to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others.

Synonyms

  • swagger
  • cock
  • sashay
  • strut
  • walk
  • tittup

Antonyms

  • undiluted
  • uncastrated
  • attend
  • increased

6. ruffle

verb. ['ˈrʌfəl'] erect or fluff up.

Synonyms

  • loosen

Antonyms

  • nonoperational
  • make peace

7. ruffle

noun. ['ˈrʌfəl'] a noisy fight.

Synonyms

  • scrap
  • fighting
  • fray
  • affray
  • fight
  • disturbance

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • praise
  • calm
  • better

8. ruffle

verb. ['ˈrʌfəl'] twitch or flutter.

Synonyms

  • flick
  • displace
  • move

Antonyms

  • misbehave
  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

9. ruffle

noun. ['ˈrʌfəl'] a high tight collar.

Synonyms

  • ruff
  • collar
  • choker
  • neck ruff
  • neckband

Antonyms

  • cultivated plant
  • reassure
  • uncover
  • end

10. ruffle

verb. ['ˈrʌfəl'] discompose.

Antonyms

  • malfunction
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