Definition of unruffle in English:

unruffle

verb

  • 1with object To restore from a ruffled state; to free from folds, wrinkles, irregularities, etc.; to make still or settled.

  • 2no object To become unruffled; to become, or be made, smooth, regular, or even; to become still or settled.

  • 3with object To make (a person, the emotions, etc.) calm or tranquil; to ease or lighten (a situation).

  • 4no object To become calm or tranquil emotionally; to relax, settle down.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in James Mabbe (d. ?1642), translator. From un- + ruffle.

Pronunciation

unruffle

/(ˌ)ʌnˈrʌfl/