\ ˈbif How to pronounce biff (audio) \

Definition of biff

: whack, blow

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Other Words from biff

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 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, "The Most Hilarious Robo-Falls from the DARPA Robotics Challenge," 5 June 2015

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First Known Use of biff

circa 1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for biff

probably imitative

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“Biff.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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