naff off


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naff 1

 (năf)
adj. Chiefly British Slang
Unstylish, clichéd, or outmoded.

[Possibly of dialectal origin.]

naff′ness n.

naff 2

 (năf)
intr.v. naffed, naff·ing, naffs Chiefly British Slang
To fool around or go about: "naffing about in a tutu" (Suzanne Lowry).
Phrasal Verb:
naff off
Used in the imperative as a signal of angry dismissal.

[Origin unknown.]

naff off

sentence substitute
slang Brit a forceful expression of dismissal or contempt
Translations

w>naff off

vi (Brit inf) → verschwinden (inf); naff off! (= go away)hau ab! (inf); (expressing refusal) → du spinnst wohl!
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