- 1 [intransitive] + adv./prep. to walk slowly without lifting your feet completely off the ground He shuffled across the room to the window. The line shuffled forward a little.
- 2 [transitive, intransitive] shuffle (something) to move from one foot to another; to move your feet in an awkward or embarrassed way Jenny shuffled her feet and blushed with shame.
- 3 [transitive, intransitive] shuffle (something) to mix cards up in a deck of playing cards before playing a game Shuffle the cards and deal out seven to each player.
- 4[transitive] shuffle something to move paper or things into different positions or a different order I shuffled the documents on my desk.
NAmE//ˈʃʌfl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they shuffle
he / she / it shuffles
past simple shuffled
-ing form shuffling