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See definition of ruff on Dictionary.com
  • as incollar
  • as inhair
  • as intuft

synonyms for ruff

  • choker
  • Vandyke
  • dicky
  • fichu
  • fraise
  • frill
  • jabot
  • neckband
  • torque
  • Eton
  • bertha
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How to use ruff in a sentence

As dogs can’t give consent to studies, the project is especially careful to iron out ruff edges, informing owners of the time commitment and risks.
THE DOG AGING PROJECT WILL STUDY LONGEVITY IN 60,000 PUPSSHELLY FANFEBRUARY 8, 2022SINGULARITY HUB 
His ruff is an ornament and a defence; he loses both it and his red grape with the passing of his fighting and loving season.
THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY OF LOVEREMY DE GOURMONT
Mrs Turner, at her execution, was arrayed in a ruff stiffened with the material for the invention of which she was so famous.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 442VARIOUS
The portrait was that of a man in middle life, handsomely dressed in black velvet, with hat and ruff.
THREE MARGARETSLAURA E. RICHARDS
Punch describes it as the same back and front, with a kind of ruff below the waist which sticks out stiffly all round.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
Bobo's red eyes expanded and the ruff on the back of his neck began to rise.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT MAMMY JUNE'SLAURA LEE HOPE
Col. Nay this is but shallow; marry, I have a ruff is a quarter deep, measured by the yard?
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
He walked the plank at daybreak one grey stormy morning just off the Nethermost Ruff of the Dogger.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, DEC. 26, 1917VARIOUS
As such they may be contrasted with the effigy of Lady Thornhurst, who exhibits all the beauty of an Elizabethan ruff.
THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CANTERBURY [2ND ED.].HARTLEY WITHERS
Conventional evening dress is worn in most instances, save where a ruff or frill is added to heighten the effect of the headgear.
SUPPERSPAUL PIERCE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RUFF

  • Eton
  • Vandyke
  • bertha
  • choker
  • dicky
  • fichu
  • fraise
  • frill
  • jabot
  • neckband
  • ruff
  • torque
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.