Riffled vs Raffled - What's the difference?

riffled | raffled |


As verbs the difference between riffled and raffled

is that riffled is (riffle) while raffled is (raffle).

riffled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (riffle)

  • riffle

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia riffle) (en noun)
  • A fast-flowing, shallow part of a stream causing broken water.
  • A succession of small waves.
  • A trough or sluice having cleats, grooves, or steps across the bottom for holding quicksilver and catching particles of gold when auriferous earth is washed. Also one of the cleats, grooves or steps in such trough.
  • A quick skim through the pages of a book.
  • The act of shuffling cards; the sound made while shuffling cards.
  • Derived terms

    * cheater riffle

    Verb

    (riffl)
  • To flow over a fast moving shallow part of a stream.
  • To ruffle with a rippling action.
  • To skim or flick through the pages of a book.
  • To leaf through rapidly.
  • To shuffle playing cards by separating the deck in two and sliding the thumbs along the edges of the cards to mix the two parts.
  • To idly manipulate objects with the fingers.
  • To prepare samples of material using a riffler.
  • raffled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (raffle)

  • raffle

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A drawing, often held as a fundraiser, in which tickets or chances are sold to win a prize.
  • He entered a raffle to win a lifetime supply of toothpaste, but he did not win.
  • (obsolete) A game of dice in which the player who throws three of the same number wins all the stakes.
  • (Cotgrave)

    Derived terms

    * meat raffle

    Verb

  • To award something by means of a raffle or random drawing, often used with off.
  • They raffled off four gift baskets.
  • To participate in a raffle.
  • to raffle for a watch