English version

tousle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtousletou‧sle /ˈtaʊzəl/ verb [transitive]  DCto make someone’s hair look untidy→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tousleShe was smiling out at him, her long blond hair tousled.His hair was all tousled, a scarf round his neck, touching his braces.Two great tousled blonde manes with platinum highlights.Springing up, she smoothed back her tousled hair and hurriedly unbolted the door to Bethany smiling at her.He could sec her troubled eyebrows, her tousled hair as she sat brooding about what might be happening in Rome.Under the tousle of thick blond hair, he looks like a small child again.Her hair, which Polly had thought a mess, might also have been described as gloriously tousled, ravishingly unkempt.It would have been too similar to the accompanying picture featuring a slightly tousled Stafford kissing Celestine.
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Verb table
tousle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytousle
he, she, ittousles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytousled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tousled
he, she, ithas tousled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tousled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tousle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tousled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tousling
he, she, itis tousling
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you, we, theyare tousling
Past
I, he, she, itwas tousling
you, we, theywere tousling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tousling
he, she, ithas been tousling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tousling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tousling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tousling
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