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English definition of “shuffle”

shuffle

verb
 
 
/ˈʃʌfl/
WALK [I] to walk slowly without lifting your feet off the floor: I heard him shuffling around downstairs.Moving unsteadily or with difficulty
ARRANGE [I, T] If you shuffle papers or cards, you mix them or arrange them in a different order.Actions involved in playing cards
MOVE [I, T] to move your body or feet a little because you feel nervous or uncomfortable: People started shuffling their feet and looking at their watches.Making short, sudden movements
(Definition of shuffle from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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