Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “ruffle” en inglés

See all translations

ruffle

verb  /ˈrʌf·əl/ us  

ruffle verb (MAKE UPSET)

[I/T] to make someone upset or nervous or reduce someone’s confidence: [T] It ruffled her composure, and she did not know how to respond.

ruffle verb (MAKE UNEVEN)

[T] to make something that is smooth uneven: A sudden, strong breeze ruffled the women’s skirts in the stands.

ruffle

noun [C]  /ˈrʌf·əl/ us  

ruffle noun [C] (FOLD)

a series of small folds made in a piece of cloth or sewn into it as decoration: lace ruffles
(Definition of ruffle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de ruffle
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “ruffle” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

pot luck

anything that is available or is found by chance, rather than something chosen, planned, or prepared

Palabra del día

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Aprende más 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Aprende más