Riffed vs Riffled - What's the difference?

riffed | riffled |


As verbs the difference between riffed and riffled

is that riffed is (riff) while riffled is (riffle).

riffed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (riff)
  • Anagrams

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    riff

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A repeated instrumental melody line in a song.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2009 , date=November 27 , author= , title=Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Child has 'best guitar riff' , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Child has been named the greatest guitar riff of all time, 41 years after it was recorded, in a poll by website Music Radar.}}
  • A clever or witty remark.
  • A variation on something.
  • *2012 , The Economist, London Skyline: Tower Power
  • Both the Orbit and the Pinnacle are riffs on an idea sketched out in 1917 by Vladimir Tatlin for a monument to international communism.
  • A spoof
  • * 26 June 2014 , A.A Dowd, AV Club Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler spoof rom-com clichés in They Came Together [http://www.avclub.com/review/paul-rudd-and-amy-poehler-spoof-rom-com-cliches-th-206220]
  • The creative team has experience with spoofing: Both Rudd and Poehler had parts in Wain’s Wet Hot American Summer, a hysterically irreverent riff on ’80s summer-camp comedies.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To improvise in the performance or practice of an art, especially by expanding on or making novel use of traditional themes.
  • See also

    * riff-raff * riffraff

    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.