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ruffle

US [ˈrʌf(ə)l]
UK ['rʌf(ə)l]
  • v.弄皱;弄乱;使不平整;搅扰
  • n.荷叶边
  • Web激怒;褶边;变皱
Simple Present:ruffles  Present Participle:ruffling  Past Tense:ruffled  
ruffle
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v.
1.
弄皱;弄乱;使不平整to disturb the smooth surface of sth, so that it is not even
She ruffled his hair affectionately.
她情意绵绵地拨弄着他的头发。
The bird ruffled up its feathers.
这只鸟竖起了羽毛。
2.
[oftpass]
~ sb
搅扰;激怒;使沮丧;使担心to make sb annoyed, worried or upset
She was obviously ruffled by his question.
她显然被他的问题激怒了。
He never gets ruffled , even under pressure.
即使在压力之下,他也从不感到沮丧。
IDM
The senator's speech ruffled a few feathers in the business world.
这位参议员的讲话惹恼了一些商界人士。
ruffle sbs/a few feathers
(informal)
激怒;骚扰;使不安to annoy or upset sb or a group of people
The senator's speech ruffled a few feathers in the business world.
这位参议员的讲话惹恼了一些商界人士。
n.
1.
[usupl]
(领口、袖口等的)褶饰,花边,荷叶边a strip of cloth that is sewn in folds and is used to decorate a piece of clothing at the neck or wrists

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