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Definition of "ruffler" [ruf•fler]

  • Ruffian, bully, villain; especially a 16th-17th century vagabond operating under the guise of a maimed soldier or sailor (noun)
  • Braggart, swaggerer (noun)
  • A sewing machine attachment for making ruffles (noun)

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Use "ruffler" in a sentence
  • "After the first hackle, called a ruffler, six other finer hackles were often used."
  • "You can get a ruffler quite inexpensively if you watch the sales at the fabric store and use your half price or 40% off coupon."
  • "He has become a loud and frequent critic of the government, calling himself on his twitter account a "certified ruffler of feathers.""