Definition of "naff" [naff]

  • (adjective) Chiefly British Slang Unstylish, clich├ęd, or outmoded.
  • (verb-intransitive) Chiefly British Slang To fool around or go about: "naffing about in a tutu” ( Suzanne Lowry).
  • (phrasal-verb) naff off Used in the imperative as a signal of angry dismissal.

Use "naff" in a sentence

  • "Somehow tying the format down to Earth, with the threesome of Brigadier, Liz and Doctor, must have prevented the writer (s) from turning in naff space opera tales."
  • "Yes, it was a bit naff, and isn't using that word naff almost a naff-ness in itself these days?"
  • "After that I felt kind of naff so we showered and came home to rest."

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