Waf

noun
\ ˈwaf How to pronounce Waf (audio) \

Definition of Waf

: a member of the women's component of the U.S. Air Force formed after World War II and discontinued in the 1970s

First Known Use of Waf

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Waf

Women in the Air Force

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“Waf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Waf. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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