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tousle

tou·sle

tousle

 
pronunciation:
taU zl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tousled, tousles, tousling
definition: to rumple or dishevel (the hair) by rough, often playful, handling.
similar words:
rumple
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a disordered mass, esp. of hair.
similar words:
snarl
definition 2: a disorderly or snarled condition.
similar words:
tangle
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