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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.
She added that, as it celebrates its 25-year milestone, Toffs had also just launched its own product range, featuring the Toffs logo, rather than that of a particular football team.
The award-winning writer, 62, who picked Macy Gray and Marvin Gaye as his favourite singers, denies he's a toff himself.
If we look at how national media has covered both sets of incidents, the urban yobs have been castigates while the toff vandals are having their efforts studied by scientists.
The toffs haven't lived in council estates, they've just known big mansions.
Pro-hunt spokesmen are usually barking-mad toffs with gin blossoms who ramble on about the rural way of life, blah blah.
The 27-year-old toff admitted that he'd never even been to Fife until he was selected as a candidate.
com today announced separate agreements with leading soccer retailers TSI Soccer and the TOFFS Company to offer their soccer merchandise on www.
Michele Finch explained that TOFFS, as the brand is now commonly known, produced its first homespun replica shirt using a dressmaker in Heaton.