- v. 洗牌；推诿，推卸；拖曳，慢吞吞地走；搅乱
- n. 洗牌，洗纸牌；混乱，蒙混；拖着脚走
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可能来自中古英语 shovelen,拖着脚走，耷拉着脚，词源同 shove,推，-le,表反复。引申词义 洗牌，比喻义打乱次序等。
- shuffle (v.)
- 1530s, put together hastily," probably from Middle English shovelen "to move with dragging feet," itself probably a frequentative form of shoven (see shove (v.)). Or perhaps from Low German schuffeln "to walk clumsily, deal dishonestly."
Of playing cards, first recorded 1560s. Meaning "walk slowly without lifting the feet" is from 1570s. Meaning "push along gradually" is from 1560s. Meaning "move from one place to another" is from 1690s. Meaning "do a shuffle dance" is from 1818. Related: Shuffled; shuffling. Shuffle off "get rid of, dispose of" is from Shakespeare (1601).
- shuffle (n.)
- 1620s, "an evasion, trick;" 1640s, "a wavering or undecided course of behavior meant to deceive;" from shuffle (v.). Meaning "a slow, heavy, irregular manner of moving" is from 1847; that of "a dance in which the feet are shuffled" is from 1640s. Meaning "a change in the order of playing-cards" is from 1650s. Phrase lost in the shuffle is from 1930.
- 1. She noticed her own proud walk had become a shuffle.
- 2. Your baby will try to shuffle or wiggle along the floor.
- 3. I wish you'd remember to shuffle before you deal.
- 4. You have to shuffle the cards before the cut for deal.
- 5. Don't shuffle your feet along.
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