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rolf

[ rolf ]
/ rɒlf /
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verb (used without object) Slang.

to vomit.

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Origin of rolf

1970–75, Americanism; apparently variant of ralph

Definition for rolf (2 of 3)

Rolf1
[ rawlf, rolf ]
/ rɔlf, rɒlf /

verb (used with object)

to massage using the techniques of Rolfing.

Origin of Rolf

1
1965–70; after Ida P. Rolf (1897–1979), U.S. physiotherapist who invented the techniques

OTHER WORDS FROM Rolf

Rolfer, noun

Definition for rolf (3 of 3)

Rolf2
[ rolf ]
/ rɒlf /

noun

Also called Rolf the Ganger [gang-er]. /ˈgæŋ ər/. Rollo (def. 1).
a male given name: from Scandinavian words meaning “glory” and “wolf.”
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British Dictionary definitions for rolf

Rolf

Rolf the Ganger

/ (rɒlf) /

noun

other names for Rollo
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