how to pronounce riffle


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the above transcription of riffle is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

riffle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of riffle in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… riffle riffle project where we're trying …”

meanings of riffle


  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.


  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.


  1. A surname​.

riffle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word riffle occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics riffle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that riffle can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with riffle


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