Synonyms of cuff

(Entry 1 of 2)

a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument
  • the mama cat would give her kittens a cuff with a paw whenever they played too rough

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Synonyms of cuff (Entry 2 of 2)

usually cuffs plural something that physically prevents free movement
  • the policeman snapped the cuffs on and led the prisoner away to the car

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“Cuff.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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