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Origin of shuffle

1525–35; <Low German schuffeln to walk clumsily or with dragging feet, mix (cards); akin to shovel

OTHER WORDS FROM shuffle

re·shuf·fle, verb re·shuf·fled, re·shuf·fling, nounun·shuf·fled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for shuffle

shuffle
/ (ˈʃʌfəl) /

verb

noun

the act or an instance of shuffling
a dance or dance step with short dragging movements of the feet

Derived forms of shuffle

shuffler, noun

Word Origin for shuffle

C16: probably from Low German schüffeln; see shove
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