Other definitions for aff. (2 of 2)

aff.

abbreviation
  1. affirmative.

  2. affix.

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How to use aff in a sentence

  • Then, days before the election, aff ran an ad with the same false claim, this time calling for Heinrich to be voted out.

  • The straw was aff the handle, an' my father mended it wi' strings.'

    A Window in Thrums | J. M. Barrie
  • Gin ye're no willin' to say saxpence, I'm aff to Will'um Pyatt's.

    Auld Licht Idylls | J. M. Barrie
  • Haud your hands aff ither folk's bairns till ye get some o' your ain.

    The Proverbs of Scotland | Alexander Hislop
  • He got the indefinite information that it was at the top of one of the tall, old tenements "juist aff the Coogate."

    Greyfriars Bobby | Eleanor Atkinson
  • As well look for a burr thistle in a bin of oats, as look for a human atom in the Cowgate and the wynds "juist aff."

    Greyfriars Bobby | Eleanor Atkinson

British Dictionary definitions for aff

aff

/ (æf) Scot /


adverb
  1. off

preposition
  1. off

  2. from; out of

Origin of aff

1
Old English of; Old Norse af

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