a shuffling tap-dance step.
to puzzle or baffle; confuse; mystify: He was buffaloed by the problem.
to impress or intimidate by a display of power, importance, etc.: The older boys buffaloed him.
Other definitions for Buffalo (2 of 2)
a port in W New York, on Lake Erie.
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How to use buffalo in a sentence
Washington — unlike buffalo — has the cap space to make it happen, but it could turn to the draft for help.Washington’s biggest non-QB roster needs: Receiving help, linebacker and more | Nicki Jhabvala | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
With no buffalo Sabres in sight, the Washington Capitals winger glanced back at a trailing Nic Dowd before the center slowed, leaving Wilson all alone against buffalo netminder Linus Ullmark.Tom Wilson, Vitek Vanecek lead the Capitals to a 3-1 win over the Sabres | Samantha Pell | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
In a video conference with reporters Thursday, Blue Jays President Mark Shapiro said the most likely scenario for the team this year is a combination of home games in Dunedin, buffalo and Toronto.Toronto Blue Jays to start regular season in Florida as border remains closed by pandemic | Matt Bonesteel | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
The buffalo Sabres were shut down for a week, but they reopened their practice facility Tuesday.NHL adds game-day rapid testing to coronavirus protocols | Samantha Pell | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
The Washington Capitals should have spent Wednesday preparing for a two-game series against the buffalo Sabres.The Caps are dealing with an unexpected break. They hope to use it to recover and reset. | Samantha Pell | February 10, 2021 | Washington Post
buffalo ranked tenth in the nation, while Detroit and Pittsburgh ranked twelth and thirteenth, respectively.
A remarkable snowstorm plowed through buffalo, New York on Tuesday.
After he graduated high school, Stasio enrolled at the University at buffalo and entered the ROTC program.
buffalo has been growing again, but it does not have 370,000 millionaires like New York City has.
They asked the director of the buffalo Zoo for some wallaby hair.Ebola's Roots Are 50 Times Older Than Mankind. And That Could Be the Key to Stopping It. | Michael Daly | October 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One or two of the buffalo-hunters exchanged words with us while Mac was building his cigarette and lighting it.
At buffalo, where this fountain was exhibited, it received honorable mention.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
Tom leaped on one side; the buffalo-bull turned short round and made another dash at him.Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne
And from my roost I could note the passing of anything bigger than a buffalo yearling, within a radius of at least six miles.
British Dictionary definitions for buffalo (1 of 2)
Also called: Cape buffalo a member of the cattle tribe, Syncerus caffer, mostly found in game reserves in southern and eastern Africa and having upward-curving horns
short for water buffalo
Also called: bison US and Canadian a member of the cattle tribe, Bison bison, formerly widely distributed over the prairies of W North America but now confined to reserves and parks, with a massive head, shaggy forequarters, and a humped back: Related adjective: bubaline
(often passive) to confuse
British Dictionary definitions for Buffalo (2 of 2)
a port in W New York State, at the E end of Lake Erie. Pop: 285 018 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for Buffalo
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