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1tiff

intransitive verb \ˈtif\

Definition of TIFF

:  to have a petty quarrel

Examples of TIFF

  1. <like any couple, they occasionally tiff, but it's never anything serious>

Origin of TIFF

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1700

2tiff

noun

: a small fight or argument about something that is not important

Full Definition of TIFF

:  a petty quarrel

Examples of TIFF

  1. <got into a little tiff about what color sheets to buy for their bed>

First Known Use of TIFF

1754
TIFF Defined for Kids

tiff

noun \ˈtif\

Definition of TIFF for Kids

:  a minor quarrel

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