- to vomit.
Origin of rolf
- to massage using the techniques of Rolfing.
Origin of Rolf1
- Also called Rolf the Ganger [gang-er] /ˈgæŋ ər/. Rollo(def 1).
- a male given name: from Scandinavian words meaning “glory” and “wolf.”
Examples from the Web for rolf
Contemporary Examples of rolf
Viktor and Rolf were definitely giving a nod to prep girls, allowed to have a designer Friday.Viktor & Rolf's Prep School
September 28, 2013
For their much-anticipated return to couture, Viktor & Rolf went zen.Viktor & Rolf’s Return to Couture for Fall 2013: Going Zen
July 3, 2013
Designers Victor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren had the opposite problem.Paris Fall Fashion Week Ends With Vuitton and Kanye
March 7, 2012
“Rolf went way off the reservation with that one,” says this former executive, who is familiar with Stringer's thinking.Sony's Family Saga
May 12, 2010
There he met his 12-year-old son Rolf; Mengele was introduced as “Uncle Fritz.”The 'Nazi Twin' Myth
November 30, 2009
Historical Examples of rolf
There was fighting, and I caught a glimpse of the face of Rolf Raymond.Frank Merriwell Down South
Burt L. Standish
She did not know the kind of man she had to deal with in King Rolf.
"I will show you that I am a man," said Rolf, very angry at these words.
“It is indeed too early,” said the General, reproachfully, to Rolf.
Rolf, tender-hearted as ever, had withdrawn to a corner of the room with tears in his eyes.
Rolf the Ganger
- other names for Rollo
masc. proper name, introduced in England by the Normans, from Old Norse Hrolfr, related to Old High German Hrodulf, literally "wolf of fame" (see Rudolph). Rolfing (1972) as a deep massage technique is named for U.S. physiotherapist Ida P. Rolf (1897-1979), and first attested 1958, as Rolf Technique.