verb (used with object)
Origin of biff1
Examples from the Web for biff
So soon-to-be-Spiderman Andrew Garfield should get the prize for his powerful performance as Biff in Death of a Salesman.The Tony Awards Are About a Lot More Than Theatrical Excellence|Janice Kaplan|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The play also stars Andrew Garfield (The Social Network, Spiderman) as his son Biff.2012 Tony Nominations Revealed: ‘Once,’ “Salesman,’ ‘Wit,’ ‘Starcatcher,’ and More|Brittany Jones-Cooper|May 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
[Laughs] I had auditioned for Biff, and everyone they liked as a runner-up became [his goon squad].Billy Zane Opens Up About ‘Titanic,’ ‘Zoolander,’ and the Lost Decade|Marlow Stern|April 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was three years after his death that Mrs. Biff came to Elinor, with whom she has lived since.
The three men on shore immediately ran down the bank, and sprang into the water to help Biff out with his burden.
The late Biff was a handsome man who never let other people's comforts or rights interfere with his own pleasure.
Mr. Biff Bates, the well-known and justly celebrated ex-champion middleweight, announced Bobby with a grin.
Biff Bates, quivering with joy, rang loudly upon a porcelain electric-light shade with his pencil and called: Time!
Word Origin for biff
"to hit," 1877, imitative (as a sound effect, from 1847). Related: Biffed; biffing. As a noun, attested from 1881.