Textual thesaurus for "ruffle"

(noun) affray, disturbance, fray

a noisy fight

(noun) choker, neck ruff, ruff

a high tight collar

(noun) frill, furbelow, flounce

a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

(verb) pleat

pleat or gather into a ruffle

ruffle the curtain fabric

(verb) ruffle up, rumple, mess up

disturb the smoothness of

ruffle the surface of the water

(verb) fluff

erect or fluff up

the bird ruffled its feathers

(verb) mix, shuffle

mix so as to make a random order or arrangement

shuffle the cards

(verb) flick, riffle

twitch or flutter

the paper flicked

(verb) prance, cock, sashay, tittup, swagger, strut

to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

(verb) cockle, undulate, riffle, ripple

stir up (water) so as to form ripples