[ maf-ik ]
/ ˈmæf ɪk /
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verb (used without object) British.
to celebrate with extravagant public demonstrations.
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British Dictionary definitions for maffick
/ (ˈmæfɪk) /
(intr) British archaic to celebrate extravagantly and publicly
Derived forms of maffickmafficker, noun
Word Origin for maffick
C20: back formation from Mafeking (now Mafikeng), from the rejoicings at the relief of the siege there in 1900
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