Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To shy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Plainfield taxpayers should watch Somerville shuff ...

    Smoke clears on Gannett's Courier move

  • I have all my regular stuff shoved in my closet and shuff and it is driving me nuts.

    moee Diary Entry

  • I left the patio door open to air the place out and shuff led toward a light at the bottom of a set of stairs that probably descended from the kitchen.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Ever since she moved into the Always Sunny Trailer Park in Clearwater, Fla., the men there had been falling all over each other to drive her to the grocery store, show her how to play shuff leboard, mow the lawn around her mobile home, whatever she wanted whenever she snapped her relatively wrinkle-free, non-arthritic fingers.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Their feet shuffled softly in the sand against the gentle shuff-shuff-shuff of the waves on the shore.

    Tour de Force

  • He had expected to hear the noise of machinery, but beyond the strangled voices, occasionally the click of glass against glass and the shuff-shuff-shuff of slippered feet crossing the floor, he heard nothing.

    The Green Rust

  • And so it would be back to Greggs for them 18 months later, shuf-shuff-shuffling pasties and floppy sausage rolls around on large metal trays; listening to Queenie banging on about her Arthur and how her rheumatism was vexing her something terrible and she would get it looked at, but GPs aren't like they once were; they never listen to you now.

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

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