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guff

 (gŭf)
n. Slang
1. Nonsense; baloney.
2. Insolent talk; back talk.

[Perhaps imitative.]
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guff

(ɡʌf)
n
slang ridiculous or insolent talk
[C19: imitative of empty talk; compare dialect Norwegian gufs puff of wind]
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guff

(gʌff)

n.
1. nonsense.
2. insolence.
[1815–25; perhaps imitative]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guff - unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
Irish bull, crap, bull - obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
drivel, garbage - a worthless message
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guff

noun (Informal) nonsense, rubbish, balls (taboo slang), bull (slang), shit (taboo slang), rot, crap (slang), garbage (informal), trash, bullshit (taboo slang), hot air (informal), tosh (slang, chiefly Brit.), pap, cobblers (Brit. taboo slang), bilge (informal), humbug, drivel, tripe (informal), moonshine, hogwash, hokum (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), piffle (informal), poppycock (informal), balderdash, bosh (informal), eyewash (informal), kak (S. African taboo slang), empty talk, tommyrot, horsefeathers (U.S. slang), bunkum or buncombe (chiefly U.S.) These commercials are all guff.
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Translations

guff

[gʌf] Nchorradas fpl
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

guff

[ˈgʌf] n (= rubbish) → bêtises fpl
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guff

n (inf)Quark m (inf), → Käse m (inf)
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guff

[gʌf] n (fam) → stupidaggini fpl, assurdità fpl
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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