toff

noun
\ ˈtäf How to pronounce toff (audio) \

Definition of toff

chiefly British, disparaging

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Examples of toff in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of toff

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for toff

probably alteration of tuft titled college student

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to excess

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toff

toffee

toffee-nosed

toffish

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The first known use of toff was in 1851

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toff

noun

English Language Learners Definition of toff

British, informal + disapproving : a person who belongs to a high social class

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