What is another word for ruffle up?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈʌfə͡l ˈʌp] (IPA)

The phrase "ruffle up" refers to causing agitation or irritation to someone or something. Synonyms for this phrase include: agitate, annoy, bother, disturb, fluster, irk, perturb, rile, roil, stir up, vex and wiggle. These words all imply a sense of disturbance or disruption, and describe how one can go about creating discomfort or upset in someone or something. Whether it is ruffling up a person's feathers with an irritating comment or ruffling up the surface of a lake with a strong breeze, the term 'ruffle up' can describe a variety of actions that create disturbances and unrest.

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What are the hypernyms for Ruffle up?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Ruffle up?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for ruffle up (as verbs)

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