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ef·fing

 (ĕf′ĭng)
adv. & adj. Vulgar Slang
Used as an intensive.

[From ef, in reference to the euphemistic use of f to represent the word fuck.]
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Translations

effing

[ˈɛfɪŋ] adj (British)foutu(e)
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effing

(euph sl)
adjScheiß- (inf)
n effing and blindingFluchen nt, → Geschimpfe nt
vi (only in -ing form) he was effing and blindinger erging sich in wüsten Schimpfereien
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in periodicals archive ?
Noel Gallagher says he doesn't understand the fuss about singer Adele, as she "makes music for effing grannies".
London, June 4 ( ANI ): Nicole Scherzinger's use of the term 'effing' in a live edition of The X Factor results show has been termed as offensive and unsuitable for a pre-watershed audience by Ofcom.
The former Pussycat Doll's use of the term "effing" in a live edition of the X Factor results show was unsuitable for a pre-watershed audience, according to TV regulators Ofcom.
"That would have been me if it hadn't been for that effing rain delay against Ivanisevic!" he'll scream.
The case concerns Ingo Effing, whose family, upon his return to Germany, lost their rights to maintenance, which they had received between June 1, 2000 and May 31, 2003.
When Angus Deayton conducted the celebrities' exit interviews, they were all effing and blinding reflexively as if they had forgotten how not to swear.
``Nigel was dressed in a shell suit and started saying `Ibelie ve we have got the effing Capital of Culture judges in Liverpool today'.
That's not to mention all the effing fish and fries.
This man's identity, "Thomas Effing," then turns out to be a fifty-four-year ruse, as Marco discovers in transcribing the man's orally narrated autobiography.
London, November 20 ( ANI ): Nicole Scherzinger was forced to say sorry after using an 'effing' comment during the sing off between Ella Henderson and James Arthur on the 'X Factor.'
award (Profanity Is Spectacular Here) is hereby awarded to Effing and Blinding, the two baseballcapped gents that my boys and I encountered in a lift last week.