verb (used without object)

to strike the ground with a club in making a stroke.


a stroke with a club that unduly lofts the ball.

Origin of baff

1790–1800; Scots dial., special use of baff blow, buffet, probably ultimately of imitative orig. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for baffed

Historical Examples of baffed

  • The two baffed under Mowgli's nose so close that a pinch of downy white feathers brushed away.

    The Second Jungle Book

    Rudyard Kipling