shuffling

shuffling
Synonyms and related words:
Micawberish, adrift, afloat, alternating, alternation, ambling, amorphous, backward, bickering, boggling, capricious, captious, captiousness, cautious, caviling, changeable, changeful, chicane, chicanery, choplogic, circumspect, claudicant, convulsion, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, dallying, delaying, deliberate, derangement, desultory, deviable, dilatory, dillydallying, disarrangement, discomposure, dislocation, disorder, disorganization, disturbance, dizzy, dodging, easy, easygoing, eccentric, equivocating, equivocation, equivocatory, erratic, evasion, evasive, faltering, fast and loose, fencing, fickle, fitful, flagging, flickering, flighty, flitting, fluctuating, fluctuation, foot-dragging, freakish, gentle, giddy, gradual, hairsplitting, halting, hedging, hobbled, hobbling, idle, impetuous, impulsive, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, indolent, infirm, insanity, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, lackadaisical, laggard, lagging, languid, languorous, lax, lazy, leisurely, limping, lingering, logic-chopping, loitering, lumbering, mazy, mercurial, misarrangement, moderate, moody, nit-picking, oscillation, paltering, parrying, pendulation, perturbation, pettifoggery, petty, picayune, poking, poky, prevarication, procrastinating, procrastinative, procrastinatory, pussyfooting, quibbling, rambling, relaxed, reluctant, remiss, restless, roving, sauntering, scatterbrained, seesawing, shapeless, shifting, shifty, sidestepping, slack, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, spasmodic, spineless, staggering, strolling, subterfuge, teeter-tottering, teetering, tentative, tergiversation, toddling, tortoiselike, tottering, trichoschistic, trichoschistism, trifling, trivial, trudging, turtlelike, unaccountable, uncertain, uncontrolled, undependable, undisciplined, unfixed, unhurried, unpredictable, unreliable, unrestrained, unsettled, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, vacillating, vacillation, vagrant, variable, variation, vicissitude, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volatile, waddling, wandering, wanton, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, whimsical, wishy-washy

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Shuffling — Shuf fling, a. 1. Moving with a dragging, scraping step. A shuffling nag. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Evasive; as, a shuffling excuse. T. Burnet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shuffling — Shuf fling, v. In a shuffling manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shuffling — Shuffle redirects here. For other uses, see Shuffle (disambiguation). Shuffling is a procedure used to randomize a deck of playing cards to provide an element of chance in card games. Shuffling is often followed by a cut, to help ensure that the… …   Wikipedia

  • Shuffling — Shuffle Shuf fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shuffled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shuffling}.] [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See {Shove}, and {Scuffle}.] 1. To shove one way and the other; to push from one to another; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shuffling — adj. Shuffling is used with these nouns: ↑gait …   Collocations dictionary

  • Shuffling machine — A shuffling machine is a machine for randomly shuffling packs of playing cards. Because standard shuffling techniques are seen as weak, and in order to avoid inside jobs where employees collaborate with gamblers by performing inadequate shuffles …   Wikipedia

  • shuffling — shufflingly, adv. /shuf ling/, adj. 1. moving in a dragging or clumsy manner. 2. prevaricating; evasive. [1570 80; SHUFFLE + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • shuffling — 1. noun a) Action of the verb to shuffle. b) The noise created by something moving about. 2. adjective Of or relating to that which shuffles; tending to shuffle …   Wiktionary

  • shuffling — shuf·fle || ʃʌfl n. slow dragging gait; evasion, avoidance; mixing of playing cards; mixture, jumble; sliding dance step v. mix, scramble; walk slowly while dragging one s feet; evade, avoid; rearrange the order of playing cards; make a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shuffling — I. a. Quibbling, prevaricating, evasive, disingenuous. II. n. Trick, artifice, duplicity, fraud …   New dictionary of synonyms

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