carfuffle

transitive verb
car·​fuf·​fle | \ kärˈfəfəl, kər- \
variants: or curfuffle \ kərˈfəfəl \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of carfuffle

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carfuffle

noun
\ " \
variants: or curfuffle \ kərˈfəfəl \
plural -s

Definition of carfuffle (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for carfuffle

Transitive verb

Scots car- (from Scottish Gaelic car turn, twist) + fuffle, verb

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“Carfuffle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carfuffle. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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