duff

noun (1)
\ˈdəf \

Definition of duff 

(Entry 1 of 3)

1 : a boiled or steamed pudding often containing dried fruit

2 : the partly decayed organic matter on the forest floor

3 : fine coal : slack

duff

noun (2)

Definition of duff (Entry 2 of 3)

: buttocks get off your duff

duff

adjective

Definition of duff (Entry 3 of 3)

British

First Known Use of duff

Noun (1)

1816, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

circa 1837, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for duff

Noun (1)

English dialect, alteration of dough

Noun (2)

origin unknown

Adjective

duff, noun, something worthless, from duff entry 1

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duffel bag

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