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a. An incompetent or dull-witted person.
b. A casual or mediocre player of a sport, especially golf.
2. Slang A peddler of cheap merchandise.
3. Slang Something worthless or useless.
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1. informal a dull or incompetent person
2. slang something worthless
3. (Professions) dialect a peddler or hawker
4. (Mining & Quarrying) a mine that proves unproductive
5. a person who steals cattle
[C19: of uncertain origin]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a. a plodding, clumsy, incompetent person.
b. a person inept or inexperienced at a specific sport, as golf.
a. anything inferior, counterfeit, or useless.
b. a peddler, esp. one who sells cheap, flashy goods.
[1835–45; perhaps Scots dial. duffar, dowfart dull, stupid person]
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|Noun||1.||duffer - an incompetent or clumsy person; "as a golfer he was only a duffer"|
clumsy person - a person with poor motor coordination
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noun (Informal) clot, blunderer (Brit. informal), booby, clod, oaf, bungler, galoot (slang, chiefly U.S.), lubber, lummox (informal) He was a duffer at cricket.
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duffer[ˈdʌfəʳ] N → zoquete m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
duffer[ˈdʌfər] n → nullard(e) m/f
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
duffer[ˈdʌfəʳ] n (fam) → schiappa
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