ruffle synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term ruffle:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. frill, flounce, ruffle, furbelow(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    fray, ruff, affray, ruffle, gimcrack, gimcrackery, frill, falderol, folderal, neck ruff, flounce, furbelow, disturbance, nonsense, trumpery, choker

  2. choker, ruff, ruffle, neck ruff(noun)

    a high tight collar

    Synonyms:
    flounce, disturbance, ruff, garrotter, frill, throttler, strangler, neckband, choker, dog collar, garroter, trumping, fray, furbelow, ruffle, collar, affray, neck ruff

  3. affray, disturbance, fray, ruffle(verb)

    a noisy fight

    Synonyms:
    commotion, mental disturbance, hurly burly, disturbance, mental disorder, interference, ruff, folie, upset, flounce, flutter, choker, to-do, psychological disorder, perturbation, furbelow, kerfuffle, fracas, frill, hoo-ha, disruption, altercation, ruffle, fray, noise, neck ruff, affray, hoo-hah

  4. ripple, ruffle, riffle, cockle, undulate(verb)

    stir up (water) so as to form ripples

    Synonyms:
    prance, flick, mix, flip, tittup, shuffle, rumple, ruffle up, ripple, cock, roll, sashay, flap, babble, knit, leaf, swagger, strut, pleat, riffle, gurgle, riff, cockle, burble, thumb, wave, crumple, pucker, ruffle, mess up, guggle, undulate, fluff, bubble

  5. ruffle(verb)

    trouble or vex

    Synonyms:
    ripple, ruffle up, tittup, sashay, swagger, rumple, riffle, pleat, mix, shuffle, fluff, strut, prance, mess up, cock, cockle, flick, undulate

  6. tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cock(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    ripple, ruffle up, tittup, sashay, swash, swagger, ruffle, cock, riffle, pleat, mix, shuffle, sidle, fluff, strut, chasse, bluster, prance, mess up, browbeat, bully, cockle, flick, rumple, undulate

  7. ruffle(verb)

    discompose

    Synonyms:
    ripple, ruffle up, tittup, sashay, swagger, rumple, riffle, pleat, mix, shuffle, fluff, strut, prance, mess up, cock, cockle, flick, undulate

  8. flick, ruffle, riffle(verb)

    twitch or flutter

    Synonyms:
    thumb, ripple, tittup, click, sashay, swagger, riff, leaf, cock, riffle, pleat, mix, flip, ruffle up, shuffle, snap, fluff, strut, flicker, ruffle, mess up, jerk, prance, cockle, flick, rumple, undulate

  9. shuffle, ruffle, mix(verb)

    mix so as to make a random order or arrangement

    Synonyms:
    prance, integrate, flick, shuffle, commix, tittup, rumple, conflate, mix in, mingle, ripple, cock, fuse, sashay, scuffle, immix, merge, swagger, strut, commingle, riffle, pleat, mess up, cockle, meld, amalgamate, combine, unify, ruffle, flux, shamble, coalesce, undulate, mix, fluff, ruffle up, blend, desegregate

  10. ruffle, fluff(verb)

    erect or fluff up

    Synonyms:
    botch, prance, flick, shuffle, bungle, tease, tittup, muck up, mishandle, bumble, botch up, ruffle up, blow, ripple, screw up, cock, rumple, sashay, fumble, flub, ball up, ruffle, bollocks, strut, pleat, riffle, mess up, cockle, louse up, bollocks up, bollix, muff, swagger, undulate, foul up, mix, fluff, bobble, bollix up, spoil, bodge

  11. ruffle, ruffle up, rumple, mess up(verb)

    disturb the smoothness of

    Synonyms:
    botch, prance, flick, screw up, shuffle, bungle, tittup, muck up, mishandle, bumble, botch up, ruffle up, blow, ripple, flub, cock, rumple, sashay, fumble, knit, ball up, ruffle, bollocks, strut, pleat, riffle, mess up, cockle, crease, louse up, bollocks up, wrinkle, bollix, crumple, pucker, muff, swagger, undulate, foul up, mix, mess, fluff, bobble, crinkle, bollix up, spoil, bodge

  12. ruffle, pleat(verb)

    pleat or gather into a ruffle

    Synonyms:
    ripple, ruffle up, tittup, sashay, ruffle, swagger, rumple, plicate, riffle, pleat, mix, shuffle, fluff, strut, prance, mess up, cock, cockle, flick, undulate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ruffle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disarrange, damage, disorder

  2. ruffle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    discompose, disquiet, trouble, vex, torment, molest, plague, worry, harass, disturb, agitate

  3. ruffle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    gather into folds, wrinkle, cockle, pucker

  4. ruffle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ruff, frill, edging

  5. ruffle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bustle, disturbance, commotion, confusion, perturbation, flutter, flurry, agitation, fluster, hurry-scurry



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