Definition of Triffer

1. triff [adj] - See also: triff



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triffer

triexcitons
trifacial
trifacial nerve
trifacial neuralgia
trifacials
trifactorial
trifallow
trifallowed
trifallowing
trifallows
trifarious
trifasciated
trifecta
trifectas
triff
triffer (current term)
triffest
triffic
triffid
triffids
triffidy
trifid
trifid beggar-ticks
trifid bur marigold
trifistulary
triflate
triflates
triflation
triflavin

Literary usage of Triffer

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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. ..."

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