a stylishly dressed, fashionable person, especially one who is or wants to be considered a member of the upper class.
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How to use toff in a sentence
Sure, there are some colorful English aristocrats still around, but is the age of the delightfully nutty toff at an end?
The Daily Pic: In 1782, Joshua Reynolds gave equal attention to a toff and his mount.
"Same old Tories", we snort, sinking into the toff-bashing of old like a warm bath, top hats and monocles optional.
toff, (slang) n: a person of the upper classes; a swell, dandy; a good sort.
Cameron was even heralded as “The Iron toff” when he appeared on the cover of Newsweek in September 2010.
You see, me gone, there's nothing to 'amper 'er—nothing to interfere with 'er settling down as a quiet, respectable toff.The Observations of Henry | Jerome K. Jerome
He was a waiter, like myself—not a bad sort of chap, though a bit of a toff in his off-hours.The Observations of Henry | Jerome K. Jerome
I ain't such a juggins as to go agen a toff as makes it worf while to do as I'm bid an' 'old me tongue.A Thief in the Night | E. W. Hornung
W'y wouldn't yer go with the toff and pl'y in ther big horchestra?The Old Flute-Player | Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
The toff who had bought him a drink after the fight and patted him on the shoulder had used those words.When God Laughs and Other Stories | Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for toff
British slang a rich, well-dressed, or upper-class person, esp a man
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