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ruffle

noun

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1 a strip of fabric gathered or pleated on one edge and used as trimming
  • likes lace curtains without ruffles and chintz curtains with ruffles
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2 something that is a source of irritation
  • A spouse's snoring is one ruffle that many couples must eventually come to terms with.
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ruffle

verb

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to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts
  • The stream of minor complaints finally ruffled him into snapping, {ldquo}If you don't like the way I'm doing it, do it yourself!{rdquo}
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Phrases Synonymous with ruffle

get one's goat, get on one's nerves, get to, rub the wrong way, set one's teeth on edge, stick in one's craw, wear on

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