Synonyms for ripple
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RIPPLE
"I see you have found him," she said, with a ripple of laughter.
Presently, her happy musing was broken by a ripple from the outer world.
But the water, smooth again now, was not stirred by so much as a ripple.
In a few days 412 after the dead were found in a ripple and buried.
Scarcely a ripple marked its progress, and the nose of it slid up on the sand.
It lay like a sheet of glass, so that never a ripple disturbed its surface.
They are in circumstances in which the ripple passes into the wavelet, and the wavelet into the billow.
Miss Colton gave a little scream, which changed to a ripple of laughter.
A ripple of laughter came to applaud Leduc's excursion into irony.
There is then no interruption––no ripple upon the flowing river of our lives.
early 15c., "to crease;" 1660s, "to present a ruffled surface," of unknown origin, perhaps a frequentative of rip (v.). Transitive sense "cause to ripple" is from 1786. Related: Rippled; rippling.