toff

[ tof ]
/ tɒf /
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noun British Informal.

a stylishly dressed, fashionable person, especially one who is or wants to be considered a member of the upper class.

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Origin of toff

First recorded in 1850–55; perhaps variant of tuft
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British Dictionary definitions for toff

toff
/ (tɒf) /

noun

British slang a rich, well-dressed, or upper-class person, esp a man

Word Origin for toff

C19: perhaps variant of tuft, nickname for a titled student at Oxford University, wearing a cap with a gold tassel
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