Meaning of shuffling in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʃʌf(ə)lɪŋ/


mass noun
  • 1The action of walking without lifting one's feet fully from the ground.

    • ‘I heard the sound of doors opening and then the noisy shuffling of feet’
    1. 1.1The action of shifting one's position or moving one's feet while standing, typically because of boredom, nervousness, or embarassment.
      • ‘there was some uneasy shuffling in the audience’


  • Not lifting the feet fully from the ground when walking.

    ‘a shuffling old man’
    • ‘she heard Gran's shuffling steps’