Definition of tiffin
: a light midday meal : luncheon
Recent Examples of tiffin from the Web
The former Tiffin football player, who coached freshman receivers last year at Dublin Coffman, is trying to start a career as a football skills trainer.
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Origin and Etymology of tiffin
probably alteration of tiffing, gerund of obsolete English tiff to eat between meals
First Known Use: 1800See Words from the same year
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