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or W.A.A.F., WAAF

noun British.
  1. Women's Auxiliary Air Force: formed during World War II as an auxiliary of the Royal Air Force.
  2. a member of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.
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Origin of Waaf

First recorded in 1939
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British Dictionary definitions for waaf


n acronym for (formerly)
    1. Women's Auxiliary Air Force
    2. Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force
  1. Also called: Waaf a member of either of these forces
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