ref

[ ref ]
/ rɛf /

noun, verb (used with or without object), reffed, ref·fing. Sports Slang.

Origin of ref

First recorded in 1895–1900; by shortening

Definition for ref (2 of 2)

ref.

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British Dictionary definitions for ref (1 of 2)

ref
/ (rɛf) /

noun

informal short for referee

British Dictionary definitions for ref (2 of 2)

ref.

abbreviation for

referee
reference
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