- someone, such as a sportsperson, who has a reputation for hitting hard
- an implement used to serve blows
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Examples from the Web for biffer
Who was the Biffer—a new boy at that—to call anyone a German?
You see the Biffer was a new boy, and, for another thing, he wore a leather strap round his wrist.
"Perhaps he is a German," said the Biffer, and waited for the general laugh to follow his sally.
Instinctively a ring was formed and the Biffer found himself in the middle of it.
Oh, why wasn't the butcher-boy there to see that tremendous smack on the nose the Biffer got?