chiefly British, disparaging

Examples of toff in a Sentence

the toffs were everywhere to be seen on opening day at Ascot

Word History


probably alteration of tuft titled college student

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of toff was in 1851

Dictionary Entries Near toff

Cite this Entry

“Toff.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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