how to pronounce riffle

/ˈɹɪfəl/

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riffle is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹɪfəl

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meanings of riffle

verb:

  1. To leaf through rapidly.
  2. To ruffle with a rippling action.
  3. To idly manipulate objects with the fingers.
  4. To flow over a swift, shallow part of a stream.
  5. To skim or flick through the pages of a book.
  6. To shuffle playing cards by separating the deck in two and sliding the thumbs along the edges of the cards to mix the two parts.
  7. To prepare samples of material using a riffler.

noun:

  1. A succession of small waves.
  2. In seal engraving, a small metal disc at the end of a tool.
  3. A quick skim through the pages of a book.
  4. The act of shuffling cards; the sound made while shuffling cards.
  5. A trough or sluice having cleats, grooves, or steps across the bottom for holding quicksilver and catching particles of gold when auriferous earth is washed. Also one of the cleats, grooves or steps in such trough.
  6. A swift, shallow part of a stream causing broken water.

name:

  1. A surname​.

words with pronunciation similar to riffle

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