Synonyms of ruff


1. frill, ruff, external body part

usage: an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal

2. choker, ruff, ruffle, neck ruff, collar, neckband

usage: a high tight collar

3. ruff, Philomachus pugnax, sandpiper

usage: common Eurasian sandpiper; the male has an erectile neck ruff in breeding season

4. ruff, trumping, turn, play

usage: (card games) the act of taking a trick with a trump when unable to follow suit


1. trump, ruff, move, go

usage: play a trump

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Definition and meaning of ruff (Dictionary)