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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having decorative frills; Shaken into waves or undulations as by wind.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used without object) : Flags ruffle in the wind
  • Griffin ruffled feathers, yet here was a space engineering type that knew from where he spoke.
  • John and I huddled at a little plastic table drinking our beers as the wind and rain ruffled the awning overhead.
  • When the boos and catcalls ruffled her feathers, Mean Jean retreated to her perch and later retracted her comments. for more
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