Definition of Ruffled

1. Adjective. Shaken into waves or undulations as by wind. "With ruffled flags flying"

Exact synonyms: Rippled
Similar to: Agitated



2. Adjective. Having decorative ruffles or frills.
Exact synonyms: Frilled, Frilly
Similar to: Adorned, Decorated
Derivative terms: Frill

Definition of Ruffled

1. Adjective. Having ruffles. ¹

2. Verb. (past of ruffle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ruffled

1. ruffle [v] - See also: ruffle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruffled

ruffianage
ruffianed
ruffianish
ruffianism
ruffianisms
ruffianlike
ruffianly
ruffianous
ruffians
ruffin
ruffing
ruffins
ruffle
ruffle some feathers
ruffle up
ruffled (current term)
ruffleless
rufflement
rufflements
ruffler
rufflers
ruffles
rufflier
ruffliest
rufflike
ruffling
rufflings
ruffly
ruffs
rufie

Literary usage of Ruffled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"The venerable matron replaced her crown of laurel, which had been ruffled by the storms of war : and was still amused, in the last moments of her decay, ..."

2. Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism by Thomas Inman, John Newton (1884)
"We have, besides, a vase with a rod inserted, emblem of sexual union, and a cock, with wings and plumage ruffled, running after a hen in amorous heat. ..."

3. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1823)
"... properly signifying a type or figure corresponding to some other type. tranquillity of mind, incapable of being ruffled by either pleasure or pain. ..."

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