moving in a dragging or clumsy manner.
- shuf·fling·ly, adverb
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How to use shuffling in a sentence
Some researchers have suggested that shuffling is a way of keeping a music collection fresh, while avoiding the overlistening phenomenon.A brief history of shuffling your songs, from Apple to Adele | Shira Feder | November 30, 2021 | Popular-Science
Starliner’s road to the ISS has been a $5 billion, multiyear journey plagued more recently by software issues, a management shuffling, a failed first launch attempt and a NASA probe.
It’s likely that the 4a, 4a 5G and 5 were already pretty far into development when Google started its executive shuffling.
Now the editorial team is 25% people of color—“I needed certain lieutenants in place,” he says—and similar shufflings are being called for over at Condé Nast in New York.'This Is Not the Time for Tiptoeing.' How British Vogue's Edward Enninful Is Shaking Up the Fashion World | Diana Evans | September 11, 2020 | Time
SARS-CoV-2 is not the result of genetic shuffling among known coronaviruses, the researchers report July 28 in Nature Microbiology.Close relatives of the coronavirus may have been in bats for decades | Erin Garcia de Jesus | July 28, 2020 | Science News
Today we are seeing yet another shuffling of the deck among American regions.Battle of the Upstarts: Houston vs. San Francisco Bay | Joel Kotkin | October 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
More shuffling, another number was called and the cops began bundling the little man out.The Sedition Files: How an Indian Cartoonist Becomes a Criminal | Dilip D’Souza | September 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He turned and hurried away to one of the far cottages, where Mademoiselle Reisz was shuffling away.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
The Wave swept him forward irresistibly, his very soul, it seemed, went shuffling to find solid ground.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Gradually the muffled beat of hoofs grew more pronounced, a shuffling monotone that filled the night.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Shorthouse, shuffling with the key and hampered by the steady weight on his arm, certainly felt the solemnity of the moment.The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories | Algernon Blackwood
The corridors were full of the sound of shuffling feet, and of shouting and gesticulating people.Marguerite | Anatole France