shuffling

[ UK /ʃˈʌflɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈʃəˈfʊɫɪŋ, ˈʃəfɫɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  2. the act of mixing cards haphazardly
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How To Use shuffling In A Sentence

  • I instantly grew a floppy fringe, bought a combat jacket and started shuffling.
  • A shuffling street drinker with a string of convictions over eight lost years, she is now notorious as the woman who exposes herself in public.
  • Claire looked at her feet, shuffling uncomfortably in place.
  • The backs have overcome their attacking troubles, and shuffling players around in positions seems to have paid off.
  • Reshuffling the department by transferring teachers to other position will not be of great help to our learners.
  • The man played idly with a deck of cards, shuffling and re-shuffling with a bit of a smirk on his face.
  • She could hear her sister shuffling along the hard floor.
  • Shuffling to her classroom, she was quickly joined by her best friend Sara, who was also over bundled to help dull the harsh bite of the December wind.
  • The recalls for Barrow and Beveridge are just reshuffling.
  • At a desk to the very side of the room, a very overweight, red-faced man was shuffling through some files and stuffing them into Manila folders.
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