verb \ˈkwäf, ˈkwaf\

: to drink a large amount of (something) quickly

Full Definition of QUAFF

intransitive verb
:  to drink deeply
transitive verb
:  to drink (a beverage) deeply
quaff noun
quaff·er noun

Examples of QUAFF

  1. We stopped at a bar and quaffed a few beers.
  2. <after digging our car out of the snowdrift, we were ready to quaff some hot chocolate>

Origin of QUAFF

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1523


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