Piffled vs Riffled - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between piffled and riffled
is that piffled
) while riffled
Nonsense, foolish talk.
* 1998 , The Economist,
Walking: More than gadding about
- The wafflier the piffle , the more sharply Mr Nicholson wields his skewer.
* See also
To act or speak in a futile, ineffective, or nonsensical manner.
To waste, to fritter away.
* (act or speak in a futile manner) trifle, twaddle
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.
* cheater riffle
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.