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giffgaff

noun giff·gaff \ ˈgifˌgaf \

Definition of giffgaff

plural -s
1 dialectal, British : mutual assistance : fair exchange often used in proverbs
  • giffgaff makes good fellowship
2 dialectal, British : exchange of words : banter, repartee
  • the swift giffgaff that Kate and her lads were used to maintain
  • —Neil Munro

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Origin and Etymology of giffgaff

probably by alteration & reduplication from 1give


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giffgaff

intransitive verb \ " \

Definition of giffgaff

-ed/-ing/-s
: to bandy words : banter

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