verb (used with object), buf·fet·ed, buf·fet·ing.
verb (used without object), buf·fet·ed, buf·fet·ing.
Words nearby buffet
Origin of buffet1
OTHER WORDS FROM buffetbuf·fet·er, nounun·buf·fet·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for buffeting
What really was buffeting Spruce's soul was not, however, anger, it was the temptation of his life.Stories That End Well|Octave Thanet
Log that she was, tossed on a stormy sea, she could not help feeling the joy of life in its buffeting.A Bed of Roses|W. L. George
After buffeting against it for two days, the necessity for making a port became apparent, our supply of coal beginning to get low.The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner|John Wilkinson
The storm which at that moment was enveloping the Mary Ellen was, at the same time, buffeting about the smaller motorboat.The Moving Picture Girls at Sea|Laura Lee Hope
At that time rocks and roaring breakers were nothing to me, the buffeting of the waves against my body I felt not one whit!The Birthright|Joseph Hocking
British Dictionary definitions for buffeting (1 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for buffeting (2 of 4)
- a meal at which guests help themselves from a number of dishes and often eat standing up
- (as modifier)a buffet lunch