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English words starting with ruff

Meanings of Ruff:

noun

A projecting starched frill worn round the neck, characteristic of elizabethan and jacobean costume.

Usage examples:

An elizabethan ruff
verb

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) play a trump in a trick which was led in a different suit.

Usage examples:

Declarer ruffed and then led a heart

Meanings of Ruffe:

noun

A european freshwater fish of the perch family, with a greenish-brown back and yellow sides and underparts.

Usage examples:

The 40-mile stretch of the river ure includes important game fisheries with trout, grayling and eve…

Meanings of Ruffed:

verb

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) play a trump in a trick which was led in a different suit.

Usage examples:

Declarer ruffed and then led a heart

Ruffes

rʌf

Meanings of Ruffes:

noun

A european freshwater fish of the perch family, with a greenish-brown back and yellow sides and underparts.

Usage examples:

The 40-mile stretch of the river ure includes important game fisheries with trout, grayling and eve…

Meanings of Ruffianish:

adjective

Resembling or characteristic of a ruffian or ruffians; ruffianly.

Meanings of Ruffianize:

verb

To make ruffianly in character.

Meanings of Ruffianlike:

adjective

Characteristic of or appropriate to a ruffian; resembling, or having the qualities or manners of, a ruffian.

Meanings of Ruffiano:

noun

Chiefly in italian contexts: = "ruffian".

Meanings of Ruffing:

verb

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) play a trump in a trick which was led in a different suit.

Usage examples:

Declarer ruffed and then led a heart
noun

A projecting starched frill worn round the neck, characteristic of elizabethan and jacobean costume.

Usage examples:

An elizabethan ruff

Ruffle

ˈrʌf.əl

Meanings of Ruffle:

verb

Disorder or disarrange (someone's hair), typically by running one's hands through it.

Usage examples:

The father laughs and jovially ruffles his son's hair
noun

A strip of lace or other material, gathered along one edge to make an ornamental frill on a garment or other piece of fabric.

Usage examples:

The garment is often trimmed with lace, ruffles, bows and ribbons, optionally with spaghetti straps.

Ruffled

ˈrʌf(ə)l

Meanings of Ruffled:

adjective

(of a person's hair) disarranged.

Usage examples:

He ran a hand through his ruffled hair
verb

Disorder or disarrange (someone's hair), typically by running one's hands through it.

Usage examples:

The father laughs and jovially ruffles his son's hair

Meanings of Ruffleless:

adjective

Without any ruffles.

Meanings of Rufflers:

noun

Especially in the 16th and 17th centuries: a member of a class of vagabonds and rogues said to operate in the guise of maimed soldiers and sailors; a vagabond, a beggar.

Ruffles

ˈrʌf.əl

Meanings of Ruffles:

verb

Disorder or disarrange (someone's hair), typically by running one's hands through it.

Usage examples:

The father laughs and jovially ruffles his son's hair
noun

A strip of lace or other material, gathered along one edge to make an ornamental frill on a garment or other piece of fabric.

Usage examples:

The garment is often trimmed with lace, ruffles, bows and ribbons, optionally with spaghetti straps.

Meanings of Ruffling:

verb

Disorder or disarrange (someone's hair), typically by running one's hands through it.

Usage examples:

The father laughs and jovially ruffles his son's hair
noun

A strip of lace or other material, gathered along one edge to make an ornamental frill on a garment or other piece of fabric.

Usage examples:

The garment is often trimmed with lace, ruffles, bows and ribbons, optionally with spaghetti straps.

Meanings of Ruffly:

adjective

Characterized by ruffles.

Ruffs

rʌf

Meanings of Ruffs:

noun

A projecting starched frill worn round the neck, characteristic of elizabethan and jacobean costume.

Usage examples:

An elizabethan ruff
verb

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) play a trump in a trick which was led in a different suit.

Usage examples:

Declarer ruffed and then led a heart

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