moving in a dragging or clumsy manner.
verb (used without object), shuffled, shuffling.
to walk without lifting the feet or with clumsy steps and a shambling gait.
to scrape the feet over the floor in dancing.
to move clumsily (usually followed by into):
to shuffle into one’s clothes.
to act underhandedly or evasively with respect to a stated situation (often followed by in, into, or out of):
to shuffle out of one’s responsibilities.
to intermix so as to change the relative positions of cards in a pack.
verb (used with object), shuffled, shuffling.
to move (one’s feet) along the ground or floor without lifting them.
to perform (a dance) with such movements.
to move (an object or objects) this way and that.
to put, thrust, or bring trickily, evasively, or haphazardly (usually followed by in, into, out, etc.):
to shuffle one’s way into favor.
to mix (cards in a pack) so as to change the relative positions.
to jumble together, mix, or interchange the positions of (objects).
a scraping movement; dragging gait.
an evasive trick; evasion.
an act or instance of shuffling.
a shuffling of cards in a pack.
the right or turn to shuffle preparatory to dealing:
You win the shuffle.
a dance in which the feet are shuffled along the floor.
to thrust aside; get rid of.
to move away by, or as if by, shuffling:
They shuffled off to school with little enthusiasm.
to walk or move (the feet) with a slow dragging motion
to change the position of (something), esp quickly or in order to deceive others
(transitive) to mix together in a careless manner: he shuffled the papers nervously
to mix up (cards in a pack) to change their order
(intransitive) to behave in an awkward, evasive, or underhand manner; equivocate
when intr, often foll by into or out of. to move or cause to move clumsily: he shuffled out of the door
(intransitive) to dance the shuffle
the act or an instance of shuffling
a dance or dance step with short dragging movements of the feet
noun (pl) -ties 1. (Brit, slang) a look; peep
noun 1. former name of Kashi. noun 1. transliteration of the Chinese name for Kashi
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- Shugart associates
company The disk drive company, founded by Alan F. Shugart, which developed SCSI. Alan left Shugart Associates in 1974 [did he quit or was he fired?]. Shugart Associates was bought, and eventually shut down by Xerox. (2000-02-09)