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faff

(fæf)
vb
informal (often foll by: about) Brit to dither or fuss
n
a thing that is awkward or time-consuming to do: Changing the bulb was a bit of a faff..
[C19: of obscure origin]

faff


Past participle: faffed
Gerund: faffing

Imperative
faff
faff
Present
I faff
you faff
he/she/it faffs
we faff
you faff
they faff
Preterite
I faffed
you faffed
he/she/it faffed
we faffed
you faffed
they faffed
Present Continuous
I am faffing
you are faffing
he/she/it is faffing
we are faffing
you are faffing
they are faffing
Present Perfect
I have faffed
you have faffed
he/she/it has faffed
we have faffed
you have faffed
they have faffed
Past Continuous
I was faffing
you were faffing
he/she/it was faffing
we were faffing
you were faffing
they were faffing
Past Perfect
I had faffed
you had faffed
he/she/it had faffed
we had faffed
you had faffed
they had faffed
Future
I will faff
you will faff
he/she/it will faff
we will faff
you will faff
they will faff
Future Perfect
I will have faffed
you will have faffed
he/she/it will have faffed
we will have faffed
you will have faffed
they will have faffed
Future Continuous
I will be faffing
you will be faffing
he/she/it will be faffing
we will be faffing
you will be faffing
they will be faffing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been faffing
you have been faffing
he/she/it has been faffing
we have been faffing
you have been faffing
they have been faffing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been faffing
you will have been faffing
he/she/it will have been faffing
we will have been faffing
you will have been faffing
they will have been faffing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been faffing
you had been faffing
he/she/it had been faffing
we had been faffing
you had been faffing
they had been faffing
Conditional
I would faff
you would faff
he/she/it would faff
we would faff
you would faff
they would faff
Past Conditional
I would have faffed
you would have faffed
he/she/it would have faffed
we would have faffed
you would have faffed
they would have faffed
Translations

faff

[fæf] VI (Brit) to faff about or aroundperder el tiempo, ocuparse en bagatelas
stop faffing about or around!¡déjate de tonterías!

faff

[ˈfæf] faff about, faff around (British) vitourner en rond
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