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Definition of "waff" [waff]

  • To wave or flutter or to cause to do so. (verb-transitive)
  • A waving or fluttering motion. (noun)
  • A gust of air; a waft. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "waff" in a sentence
  • "When he visited the 2008 Olympics in Beijing he gave a memorable speech explaining how the British invented ping pong, or "wiff waff" as he informed his audience it was once called."
  • "Boris on the Olympics, ping-pong versus whiff-waff and the differing attitudes to dining tables in England and France."
  • "I had to admit that I was overawed by the woman, a jellyfish and a wimp in her presence, allowing her to dismiss my waff lings with a wave of her hand."
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