[ ef-ing ]
/ ˈɛf ɪŋ /
adjective, adverb Slang.
(used as an intensifier).
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Origin of effing
1940–45; euphemism for fucking, with eff as spelled form of the name of the initial letter
Words nearby effing
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Example sentences from the Web for effing
This is a magnanimous gesture, and the effing MF is given to the opposite—sociopathic selfishness to exponential extremes.