waff

noun

1
chiefly Scotland : a waving motion
2
chiefly Scotland : puff, gust

Word History

Etymology

English dialect waff to wave

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of waff was in 1600

Dictionary Entries Near waff

Cite this Entry

“Waff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waff. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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