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English noun: shuffle

1. shuffle (act) the act of mixing cards haphazardly


Synonymsmake, shuffling


Broader (hypernym)reordering


Narrower (hyponym)reshuffle, reshuffling, riffle


Part meronymcard game, cards

2. shuffle (act) walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet


SamplesFrom his shambling I assumed he was very old.


Synonymsshamble, shambling, shuffling


Broader (hypernym)walk, walking


English verb: shuffle

1. shuffle (motion) walk by dragging one's feet


SamplesHe shuffled out of the room.
We heard his feet shuffling down the hall.


ExamplesThe children shuffle to the playground


Synonymsscuffle, shamble


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)walk


Narrower (hyponym)drag, scuff

2. shuffle (motion) move about, move back and forth


SamplesHe shuffled his funds among different accounts in various countries so as to avoid the IRS.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)shift, transfer

3. shuffle (contact) mix so as to make a random order or arrangement


SamplesShuffle the cards.


Synonymsmix, ruffle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)manipulate


Narrower (hyponym)cut, reshuffle, riffle









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