Definition of ruffle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ruffle

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈrʌfl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌfl//
 
 
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[usually plural] a strip of cloth that is sewn in folds and is used to decorate a piece of clothing at the neck or wrists synonym frill Word Origin Middle English (as a verb): of unknown origin. Current noun senses date from the late 17th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ruffle