Associations to the word «Shuffle»


SHUFFLE, noun. The act of shuffling cards.
SHUFFLE, noun. An instance of walking without lifting one's feet.
SHUFFLE, noun. (by extension) (music) 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.
SHUFFLE, noun. A trick; an artifice; an evasion.
SHUFFLE, verb. To put in a random order.
SHUFFLE, verb. To move in a slovenly, dragging manner; to drag or scrape the feet in walking or dancing.
SHUFFLE, verb. To change; modify the order of something.
SHUFFLE, verb. To change one's position; to shift ground; to evade questions; to resort to equivocation; to prevaricate.
SHUFFLE, verb. To use arts or expedients; to make shift.
SHUFFLE, verb. To shove one way and the other; to push from one to another.
SHUFFLE, verb. To remove or introduce by artificial confusion.
SHUFFLE OFF THIS MORTAL COIL, verb. (idiomatic) To die; to divest oneself of one's mortal body.
SHUFFLE STEER, verb. To steer a vehicle controlled by a steering wheel in a manner that transfers grip from one hand to the other as the wheel is turned. Contrasted with shoulder steer which maintains grip at the same locations on the wheel as it is turned.

Dictionary definition

SHUFFLE, noun. The act of mixing cards haphazardly.
SHUFFLE, noun. Walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet; "from his shambling I assumed he was very old".
SHUFFLE, verb. Walk by dragging one's feet; "he shuffled out of the room"; "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall".
SHUFFLE, verb. Move about, move back and forth; "He shuffled his funds among different accounts in various countries so as to avoid the IRS".
SHUFFLE, verb. Mix so as to make a random order or arrangement; "shuffle the cards".

Wise words

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