[ baf ]

verb (used without object)
  1. to strike the ground with a club in making a stroke.

  1. a stroke with a club that unduly lofts the ball.

Origin of baff

First recorded in 1790–1800; Scots dialect, special use of baff “blow, buffet,” probably imitative of the sound Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024