noun British Informal.
Origin of toff
Examples from the Web for toffs
In other word, he is a toff among toffs—proving, perhaps, that while Cameron may one day go, the toffs might be here to stay.
You're a toff, that's what you are, and your lines has been laid for toffs.Moran of the Lady Letty|Frank Norris
By a curious coincidence the great news seemed to have reached all, toffs and crooks alike, at exactly the same time.Fantmas|Pierre Souvestre
There's hundreds of toffs in England and Injia'd give their ears for a day after these, you know.An Outback Marriage|Andrew Barton Paterson
British Dictionary definitions for toffs
Word Origin for toff
Word Origin and History for toffs
lower-class British slang for "stylish dresser, member of the smart set," 1851, said to be probably an alteration of tuft, formerly an Oxford University term for a nobleman or gentleman-commoner (1755), in reference to the gold ornamental tassel worn on the caps of undergraduates at Oxford and Cambridge whose fathers were peers with votes in the House of Lords.