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Noun

Singular
shuffle

Plural
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shuffle ({{{1}}})
  1. The act of shuffling cards.
    He made a real mess of the last shuffle.
  2. (idiomatic) To get lost in the shuffle: to lack attention when you deserve it.
  3. An instance of walking without lifting one's feet.
    The sad young girl left with a lazy shuffle.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.

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Verb

Infinitive
to shuffle

Third person singular
shuffl

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to shuffle (third-person singular simple present shuffl, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To mix up cards in a random order before a card game.
    You shuffle, I'll deal.
    Don't forget to shuffle the cards.
  2. To walk without picking up one's feet.
    He shuffled out of the room.
    I shuffled my feet across the rug.

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