Definition of Triffer
1. triff [adj] - See also: triff
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Literary usage of Triffer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"Mr. Addison was only an elegant essayist and shallow triffer! All these opinions were openly uttered over the Colonel's claret, as he and Mr. Binnie sat ..."
2. The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker: With an by Richard Hooker, Izaak Walton (1865)
"Paul preacheth Christ, they term him a triffer. " § Hearken, beloved, hath not God chosen " the poor of this world, that they should be rich in ..."
3. Theology: Explained and Defended in a Series of Sermons by Timothy Dwight, Sereno Edwards Dwight (1836)
"... this wonderful manner, they soon learn to consider him as a mere triffer. From insulting him daily, they soon regard him as a proper object of insult. ..."