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biff

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[ bif ]
/ bɪf /
Slang.
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noun
a blow; punch.
verb (used with object)
to hit; punch.
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Origin of biff

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An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; perhaps imitative

Other definitions for biff (2 of 2)

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[ bif ]
/ bɪf /

noun
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British Dictionary definitions for biff

biff
/ (bɪf) slang /

noun
a blow with the fist
Irish school slang a blow to the palm of the hand with a strap or cane as a punishment
verb
(tr) to give (someone) such a blow

Word Origin for biff

C20: probably of imitative origin
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