August 04, 2012

Ruffle


ruffle |ˈrəfəl|
nounan ornamental gathered or goffered frill of lace or other cloth on a garment, esp. around the wrist or neck.
PHRASESruffle someone's feathers cause someone to become annoyed or upset tampering with the traditional approach would ruffle a few feathers.smooth someone's ruffled feathers make someone less angry or irritated by using soothing words.ORIGIN Middle English (as a verb): of unknown origin. Current noun senses date from the late 17th cent.
GIVENCHY Tiered Ruffle Gown, $3699