Related formsshuf·fling·ly, adverb
Definition for shuffling (2 of 2)
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.
Origin of shuffle
Related formsre·shuf·fle, verb re·shuf·fled, re·shuf·fling, nounun·shuf·fled, adjective
Examples from the Web for shuffling
Then, shuffling, she surreptitiously grabs the one he chose with her mouth while pretending to cut the deck.
In Singapore, I was a Brady at last, shuffling alongside an endless stream of siblings.I Can’t Shake Hawaii: An Ode to Returning to Places You’ve Been Before|Debra A. Klein|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Shuffling around the ring he has the footwork of a tyrannosaurus.Vitali Klitschko Contemplates Bowing Out of the Ring and Entering Ukrainian Politics|Gordon Marino|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Before the curtain rose, the playwright sheepishly greeted his fans at the door, wearing a baseball cap and shuffling his feet.Max Friedlich, Teenage Playwright, Dazzles With Controversial ‘SleepOver’|Ramin Setoodeh|August 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
King Abdullah reached for a familiar face in shuffling his foreign-intelligence service, naming Prince Bandar as chief.The Return of Prince Bandar: Saudi’s New Spy Chief|Bruce Riedel|July 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They were still studying it when Locke heard a strange noise, as of shuffling feet, in the hallway.The Master Mystery|Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
Scurlock abominated all that shuffling, chattering tangle of dark, half-clad life.Cursed|George Allan England
A grating, shuffling sound now came from the mouth of the tunnel.The Snow-Burner|Henry Oyen
M. Collot had reason and honour on his side; but there was nothing but shuffling on the other.Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete|Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
There was no shuffling, no disguise, no timidity in his language.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66|John Lothrop Motley