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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

Meanings of Rufigallic:

adjective

"rufigallic acid" noun a weakly acidic red crystalline substance obtained by heating gallic acid with acids.

Rufous

ˈruːfəs

Meanings of Rufous:

adjective

Reddish brown in colour.

Usage examples:

Handsome rufous plumage
noun

A reddish-brown colour.

Usage examples:

Pale southern races of peregrine have some rufous on nape

Meanings of Rufus:

noun

(a nickname for) a red-haired person, especially a man.

Rug

rʌɡ

Meanings of Rug:

noun

A floor covering of thick woven material or animal skin, typically not extending over the entire floor.

Usage examples:

An oriental rug

Meanings of Ruga:

noun

A fold, a ridge, a wrinkle. usually in plural.

Meanings of Rugal:

adjective

Characterized by wrinkles or ridges; of the nature of a ruga or rugae; = rugate .

Meanings of Rugate:

adjective

Characterized by wrinkles or ridges; wrinkled.

Rugby

ˈrʌɡ.bi

Meanings of Rugby:

noun

A team game played with an oval ball that may be kicked, carried, and passed from hand to hand. points are scored by grounding the ball behind the opponents' goal line (thereby scoring a try) or by kicking it between the two posts and over the crossbar of the opponents' goal.

Usage examples:

Keen frosts had slowly given way to warmer weather and after a fortnight's hold-up rugby football a…
proper noun

A town in central england, on the river avon in warwickshire; population 64,300 (est. 2009). rugby school was founded there in 1567.

Meanings of Rugged:

adjective

(of ground or terrain) having a broken, rocky, and uneven surface.

Usage examples:

A rugged coastline

Meanings of Ruggedize:

verb

To make rugged or robust; to produce in a version designed to withstand rough usage.

Ruggedly

ˈrʌɡ.ɪd.li

Meanings of Ruggedly:

adverb

In a wild and uneven way that is difficult to travel over

Usage examples:

It is one of the most ruggedly beautiful landscapes in the world., ahead of us, mawenzi peak rises …

Rugger

ˈrʌɡ.ər

Meanings of Rugger:

noun

Rugby.

Usage examples:

In his youth jack had been active in hockey, rugger and tennis.

Meanings of Rugging:

noun

Coarse woollen cloth, especially as used as a blanket or carpet; a piece of this.

Meanings of Ruggy:

adjective

(chiefly orkney). slovenly, untidy.

Meanings of Rugine:

noun

A surgical instrument used to scrape bone; a raspatory; a periosteal elevator.

Rugosa

rəˌɡəʊ.sə ˈrəʊz

Meanings of Rugosa:

noun

A widely cultivated se asian rose with dark green wrinkled leaves and deep pink flowers.

Usage examples:

Not ideal conditions for most roses, but rugosas grow very well for her.

Rugose

ˈruːɡəʊs

Meanings of Rugose:

adjective

Wrinkled; corrugated.

Usage examples:

Rugose corals

Meanings of Rugous:

adjective

Marked by rugae; = "rugose".

Rugs

rʌɡ

Meanings of Rugs:

noun

A floor covering of thick woven material or animal skin, typically not extending over the entire floor.

Usage examples:

An oriental rug

Meanings of Rugulose:

adjective

Having fine or small wrinkles; finely rugose; = rugulous .

Ruin

ˈruː.ɪn

Meanings of Ruin:

noun

The physical destruction or disintegration of something or the state of disintegrating or being destroyed.

Usage examples:

A large white house falling into gentle ruin
verb

Reduce (a building or place) to a state of decay, collapse, or disintegration.

Usage examples:

The castle was ruined when dynamite was used to demolish one of the corner towers

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