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tiff

 (tĭf)
n.
1. A fit of irritation.
2. A petty quarrel.
intr.v. tiffed, tiff·ing, tiffs
To quarrel.

[Origin unknown.]

tiff

(tɪf)
n
1. a petty quarrel
2. a fit of ill humour
vb
(intr) to have or be in a tiff
[C18: of unknown origin]

tiff

(tɪf)
n
archaic a small draught of alcoholic drink; dram
[C18: see tiffin]

tiff

(tɪf)

n.
1. a petty quarrel.
v.i.
2. to have a petty quarrel.
[1720–30]

tiff

- Weak or diluted liquor; to tiff is to drink liquor slowly or sip it.
See also related terms for sip.

tiff


Past participle: tiffed
Gerund: tiffing

Imperative
tiff
tiff
Present
I tiff
you tiff
he/she/it tiffs
we tiff
you tiff
they tiff
Preterite
I tiffed
you tiffed
he/she/it tiffed
we tiffed
you tiffed
they tiffed
Present Continuous
I am tiffing
you are tiffing
he/she/it is tiffing
we are tiffing
you are tiffing
they are tiffing
Present Perfect
I have tiffed
you have tiffed
he/she/it has tiffed
we have tiffed
you have tiffed
they have tiffed
Past Continuous
I was tiffing
you were tiffing
he/she/it was tiffing
we were tiffing
you were tiffing
they were tiffing
Past Perfect
I had tiffed
you had tiffed
he/she/it had tiffed
we had tiffed
you had tiffed
they had tiffed
Future
I will tiff
you will tiff
he/she/it will tiff
we will tiff
you will tiff
they will tiff
Future Perfect
I will have tiffed
you will have tiffed
he/she/it will have tiffed
we will have tiffed
you will have tiffed
they will have tiffed
Future Continuous
I will be tiffing
you will be tiffing
he/she/it will be tiffing
we will be tiffing
you will be tiffing
they will be tiffing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tiffing
you have been tiffing
he/she/it has been tiffing
we have been tiffing
you have been tiffing
they have been tiffing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tiffing
you will have been tiffing
he/she/it will have been tiffing
we will have been tiffing
you will have been tiffing
they will have been tiffing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tiffing
you had been tiffing
he/she/it had been tiffing
we had been tiffing
you had been tiffing
they had been tiffing
Conditional
I would tiff
you would tiff
he/she/it would tiff
we would tiff
you would tiff
they would tiff
Past Conditional
I would have tiffed
you would have tiffed
he/she/it would have tiffed
we would have tiffed
you would have tiffed
they would have tiffed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tiff - a quarrel about petty pointstiff - a quarrel about petty points  
dustup, quarrel, run-in, wrangle, row, words - an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"

tiff

noun quarrel, row, disagreement, words, difference, dispute, scrap (informal), falling-out (informal), squabble, petty quarrel She was walking home after a tiff with her boyfriend.

tiff

noun
A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed:
Informal: hassle, rhubarb, tangle.
verb
Translations
مُشاجَرَه خَفيفَه
rozmíška
uoverensstemmelse
összezördülés
smárifrildi
barnis
ķildanesaprašanās
hafif tartışma

tiff

[tɪf] Npelea f, riña f (sin trascendencia)
a lover's tiffuna pelea de amantes

tiff

[ˈtɪf] npetite querelle f

tiff

n (inf)Krach m (inf); he’s had a tiff with his girlfriender hat mit seiner Freundin Krach gehabt (inf)

tiff

[tɪf] nbattibecco
a lover's tiff → un battibecco tra innamorati

tiff

(tif) noun
a slight quarrel. She's had a tiff with her boy-friend.
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