verb (used without object), shuf·fled, shuf·fling.
verb (used with object), shuf·fled, shuf·fling.
- a shuffling of cards in a pack.
- the right or turn to shuffle preparatory to dealing: You win the shuffle.
- to thrust aside; get rid of.
- to move away by, or as if by, shuffling: They shuffled off to school with little enthusiasm.
Words nearby shuffle
Origin of shuffle
OTHER WORDS FROM shufflere·shuf·fle, verb re·shuf·fled, re·shuf·fling, nounun·shuf·fled, adjective
Examples from the Web for shuffle
Obama has latched on to the failure of the embargo to topple the Castros as justification to shuffle the deck.
He instead had to work for it, fake it, steal it, copy it, shuffle and fight.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One thing is clear: The shuffle to replace Cantor has already begun.Horse-Trading to Replace Eric Cantor as House Majority Leader Begins|Ron Christie|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He started to shuffle the cards and Mortson pulled up a chair.
This was not the shuffle of 1966 but the shuffle of an overweight former athlete in perfect health.
For answer Chris began to shuffle himself back, moving on hands and toes till he was level with Ned.The Peril Finders|George Manville Fenn
He reached out, poured himself a shot, swallowed it, and got up to shuffle about the confined quarters.The Best Short Stories of 1915|Various
Make the pass a second time, bring it to the top, and shuffle the cards without displacing those on the top.Endless Amusement|Unknown
The dealer's partner must collect the cards for the ensuing deal, and he has the first right to shuffle that pack.The Laws of Euchre|H. C. Leeds
Stan heard the shuffle of feet outside in the hall and knew armed guards were waiting.A Yankee Flier Over Berlin|Al Avery