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shuffle

verb (WALK)    /ˈʃʌf.l̩/
[I + adv/prep, T] to walk by pulling your feet slowly along the ground rather than lifting them: I love shuffling through the fallen leaves. He shuffled into the kitchen, leaning on his walking stick. Don't shuffle your feet like that! Lift them properly.Moving unsteadily or with difficulty [I usually + adv/prep, T] to move your feet or bottom around, while staying in the same place, especially because you are uncomfortable, nervous, or embarrassed: The woman in front of me kept shuffling around in her seat all the way through the performance. When I asked him where he'd been, he just looked at the ground and shuffled his feet.Moving unsteadily or with difficulty
(Definition of shuffle verb (WALK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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