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Synonyms for shuffle
ˈʃʌf əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shuffle, shuffling, make(noun)

    the act of mixing cards haphazardly

    shuffling, brand, make, shambling, shamble

  2. shamble, shambling, shuffle, shuffling(verb)

    walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet

    "from his shambling I assumed he was very old"

    shambling, make, shuffling, shamble

  3. shuffle, scuffle, shamble(verb)

    walk by dragging one's feet

    "he shuffled out of the room"; "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall"

    tussle, ruffle, scuffle, mix, shamble

  4. shuffle(verb)

    move about, move back and forth

    "He shuffled his funds among different accounts in various countries so as to avoid the IRS"

    ruffle, scuffle, mix, shamble

  5. shuffle, ruffle, mix(verb)

    mix so as to make a random order or arrangement

    "shuffle the cards"

    prance, integrate, flick, 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


  1. shuffle(noun)

    To walk without picking up one's feet

    The sad young girl left with a tired shuffle.


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shuffle(v. a.)

    confuse, jumble, throw into disorder

  2. shuffle(v. n.)

    prevaricate, quibble, equivocate, cavil, dodge, palter, evade the truth

  3. shuffle(v. n.)

    struggle, shift, make shift

  4. shuffle(n.)

    trick, quibble, prevarication, evasion, artifice, fraud, shuffling, subterfuge, pretence, pretext

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shuffle(n)

    artifice, evasion, prevarication, trick, sophism, ruse

  2. shuffle(v)

    jumble, intermix, equivocate, prevaricate, quibble, shift, shamble

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shuffle":

    random, mixture

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How to use shuffle in a sentence?

  1. Lynly Egyes:

    Roxsana Hernandez needed medical care and yet she was cleared to be incarcerated. At numerous times throughout her days in immigration enforcement custody, the people she was detained with pleaded for her to receive medical care, it is clear from these records that if immigration enforcement believes that their sole duty is to shuffle people into immigration prisons, that is what they'll do. As a result, the consequences for those who are either sick or who get sick while in their custody can be fatal.

  2. Arnold J. Toynbee:

    As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.

  3. Tallulah Bankhead:

    Let's not quibble! I'm the foe of moderation, the champion of excess. If I may lift a line from a die-hard whose identity is lost in the shuffle, I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.

  4. Khaleel McGhee-Bey:

    Maybe it got lost in the shuffle somewhere.

  5. Professor Darren Griffin:

    We think it generates variation. Having a lot of chromosomes enables dinosaurs to shuffle their genes around much more than other types of animals. This shuffling means that dinosaurs can evolve more quickly and so help them survive so long as the planet changed.

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    A synonym for "drooping"
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    • B. erect
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