lost in the shuffle

Definition of lost in the shuffle


  1. :  not noticed or given attention because there are many other people or things to consider or deal with With six older kids, the baby sometimes is/gets lost in the shuffle.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not made use of, won, or claimed

    :  no longer possessed

    :  no longer known

  1. :  to mix in a mass confusedly :  jumble

    :  to put or thrust aside or under cover

    :  to rearrange (as playing cards, dominoes, or tiles) to produce a random order

  1. :  an evasion of the issue :  equivocation

    :  an act of shuffling (as of cards)

    :  a right or turn to shuffle

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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