Translation of ruffle in Spanish:

ruffle

volante, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈrəfəl//ˈrʌf(ə)l/

noun

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    (frill)
    volante masculine
    volado masculine River Plate
    vuelo masculine Chile
    • His shirt had a few ruffles on it and his pants were short.
    • While I will put my boys in girls' clothes, I do have standards: I avoid ribbons, lace, frilly ruffles, little pink flowers, and sequins.
    • Do not wear blouses with fancy details and ruffles.
    • She appeared in a white suit jacket with an apricot blouse and a prim ruffle down the front.
    • The garment is often trimmed with lace, ruffles, bows and ribbons, optionally with spaghetti straps.
    • The arms stopped at the elbow in a double ruffle edged with lace and the whole outfit was set off with a matching choker.
    • He wore pitch-black pants and a black shirt with understated ruffles at the neck and sleeves.
    • Detailing on the waistline was simple, yet classic, a departure from the days when clothes having excessive lace and ruffles were considered the in-thing.
    • You're a prime candidate for divided skirts, tiered skirts and those with hemline ruffles.
    • It's not like a newborn cares about bows and ruffles, and it's not like she'll grow up any more or less feminine as a result of what she wears.
    • Scalloped edges, lace and ruffles infuse the clothes with motion and make for an exciting silhouette.
    • And then there was the mix of calico, structured ruffles and sculptural pleats all in one outfit.
    • Edith wore a sweet pink gingham dress with a white ruffle at the hem and a white apron.
    • Look out for soft ruffles, velvet ribbons and frills.
    • The only shirts I own and wear are completely plain, all without ruffles or frills of any kind - in fact, I would have thought they were totally indistinguishable from men's shirts.
    • It's almost a throw-back to the 19th Century of ruffles and lace.
    • Corsages, ruffles, patches, rosettes, ribbons, buttons, rivets and safety pins are all very popular with fashion folk this summer.
    • My very favorite skirt has a subtle ruffle along the hem, it's not ultra-girly but it gives it a little something extra.
    • Once it had been clean and beautiful, with ruffles and lace.
    • She wore a flowing pale yellow skirt with ruffles and a silken blouse with puffed sleeves.
  • 2

    (ripple)
    the breeze caused a slight ruffle on the smooth waters la brisa agitó levemente las aguas tranquilas

transitive verb

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    (disturb, mess)
    (hair) alborotar
    (hair) despeinar
    (feathers) erizar
    (clothes) arrugar
    (water) agitar
    (water) rizar literary
  • 2

    (irritate, upset)
    (person) alterar
    (person) contrariar
    to ruffle sb's pride herir el orgullo de algn