: whack, blow
biff transitive verb

Examples of biff in a Sentence

he got a biff in the noggin as his reward for trying to intervene in the fight
Recent Examples on the Web Nobody loves the old school biff more than me. Mike Meehall Wood, Forbes, 25 May 2021 Here are the best biffs: Between now and Saturday night, each of the 25 finalist robots will get one chance to run through the gauntlet. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, 5 June 2015

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Word History


probably imitative

First Known Use

circa 1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of biff was circa 1887

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Cite this Entry

“Biff.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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