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toff

 (tŏf)
n. Chiefly British Slang
A member of the upper classes, especially one who is elegantly dressed.

[Probably variant of tuft, a gold tassel worn by titled students at Oxford and Cambridge.]

toff

(tɒf)
n
informal Brit a rich, well-dressed, or upper-class person, esp a man
[C19: perhaps variant of tuft, nickname for a titled student at Oxford University, wearing a cap with a gold tassel]

toff

(tɒf)

n.
Brit. Informal. dandy
[1850–55; perhaps alter. of tuft (referring to a titled undergraduate at Oxford or Cambridge)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toff - informal term for an upper-class or wealthy persontoff - informal term for an upper-class or wealthy person
man of means, rich man, wealthy man - a man who is wealthy
Translations

toff

[tɒf] N (Brit) → encopetado/a m/f

toff

[ˈtɒf] n (British) (= nob) → rupin(e) m/f

toff

n (Brit inf) → feiner Pinkel (inf)

toff

[tɒf] n (Brit) (old) (fam) → gran signore/a
References in classic literature ?
Hicking, but that he was known in their street, because of the number of his shirts, as Toff Hicking.
He was dressed like a toff, and he had a black beard, cut square at the end, and a pale face.
I ain't such a juggins as to go agen a toff as makes it worf while to do as I'm bid an' 'old me tongue.
Toff added: "I'm getting messages from middle-aged women saying, 'I struggle', and young men, too.
However others are hoping there is enough space for both Toff and Rylan after warming to the Made In Chelsea star, on tweeting: "I really like Toff.
But if Toff did fancy the job, she would tackle gender inequality in parliament.
Toff, who beat Iain Lee and Jamie Lomas in the I'm A Celeb final, will be hosting duties for the weekly Voodoo night down at Riverside onthe Quayside.
Toff has shown guts throughout by getting stuck in to the gruesome trials.
According tothe Mirror Online,the calculations, which come from Ladbrokes, place Toff way ahead of nearest rival Iain Lee - who's currently on 12/1 to walk off with the crown.
After college, Toff, a former child star, pursued a career in journalism and founded the Sandbox Collective, a theater company that has produced exceptional plays.
I love the team, am so proud of what we've done and know there are incredible things ahead for them," Toff said.
Provincial Election Officer Marino Salas said the incumbent congresswoman withdrew her candidacy last December 8 and was substituted by her son, Toff, as the official candidate of the Liberal Party (LP) in the 4th District.