Ruffle in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Ruffle

to annoy or upset someone or something

Examples of Ruffle in a sentence

“I didn’t mean to ruffle your feathers when I told you that your dress looked ugly,” the teenager told her classmate. 🔊

When the girl interrupted her friend’s conversation, it seemed to ruffle all of her friends hanging around. 🔊

Little brothers often will ruffle the nerves of their older siblings who may retaliate against them. 🔊

Mischievous teenagers will often ruffle their teacher’s attitudes by talking back to them.  🔊

After Farmer Joe’s third cow was stolen out of his pasture, it seemed to now ruffle his nerves that the cow thief was not caught yet.  🔊

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