Chiefly British Slang.
[ naf ]
/ næf /
unstylish; lacking taste; inferior.
verb (used without object)
to goof off; fool around (often followed by around or about).
naff off, go away: used as an exclamation of impatience.
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Related formsnaff·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for naff off (1 of 2)
British slang a forceful expression of dismissal or contempt
British Dictionary definitions for naff off (2 of 2)
/ (næf) /
British slang inferior; in poor taste
Derived Formsnaffness, noun
Word Origin for naff
C19: perhaps back slang for fan, short for fanny
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