noun (1)
\ ˈgrif How to pronounce griff (audio) \
plural -s

Definition of griff

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, England
: a deep narrow glen or ravine


noun (2)
\ ˈgrif How to pronounce griff (audio) \
variants: or less commonly griffin \ ˈgri-​fən How to pronounce griffin (audio) \
plural -s

Definition of griff (Entry 2 of 2)

slang, British
: an accurate account : a factually correct piece of information especially : a bit of inside information : tip

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“Griff.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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