Definitions for BUFFbʌf
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a soft, thick, light yellow leather with a napped surface, orig. made from buffalo skin.
a brownish yellow color; tan.
a stick, block, or wheel covered with leather or other soft material, used for polishing.
a devotee or well-informed student of some activity or subject:
Civil War buffs.
Informal. the bare skin:
in the buff.
a short coat of buffalo or ox leather, worn esp. by English soldiers in the 16th and 17th centuries.
(adj.)of the color buff.
made of buff leather.
Slang.physically attractive; muscular.
Category: Status (usage)
(v.t.)to clean, polish, or shine with or as if with a buff.
to create a velvety surface on (leather), as by abrasion.
Origin of buff:
1545–55; earlier buffe wild ox, back formation from buffle < MF < LL būfalus; see buffalo ; (def. 4 ) orig. an admirer of firefighters, allegedly after the buff uniforms once worn by New York City firefighters
fan, buff, devotee, lover(noun)
an ardent follower and admirer
a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen
bare skin; naked
"swimming in the buff"
yellowish brown, raw sienna, buff, caramel, caramel brown(noun)
a medium to dark tan color
an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring)
of the yellowish-beige color of buff leather
strike, beat repeatedly
"The wind buffeted him"
buff, burnish, furbish(verb)
polish and make shiny
"buff the wooden floors"; "buff my shoes"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb who loves an activity; = enthusiast
a film/wine buff
Undyed leather from the skin of buffalo or similar animals.
A tool, often one covered with buff leather, used for polishing.
A military coat made of buff leather.
A person who is very interested in a particular subject; an enthusiast.
Heu2019s a history buff.
An effect that makes a gaming character stronger.
Compressive coupler force that occurs during a slack bunched condition.
To polish and make shiny.
To make a character stronger.
The enchanter buffed the paladin to prepare him to fight the dragon.
Of the color of buff leather, a brownish yellow.
: Unusually muscular. (also buffed or buffed out)
The bouncer was a big, buff dude with tattoos, a shaved head, and a serious scowl.
Origin: From buffe, from buffle.
a sort of leather, prepared from the skin of the buffalo, dressed with oil, like chamois; also, the skins of oxen, elks, and other animals, dressed in like manner
the color of buff; a light yellow, shading toward pink, gray, or brown
a military coat, made of buff leather
the grayish viscid substance constituting the buffy coat. See Buffy coat, under Buffy, a
a wheel covered with buff leather, and used in polishing cutlery, spoons, etc
the bare skin; as, to strip to the buff
made of buff leather
of the color of buff
to polish with a buff. See Buff, n., 5
a buffet; a blow; -- obsolete except in the phrase "Blindman's buff."
Buff is the pale yellow-brown colour of the un-dyed leather of several animals. As a quaternary colour, it is the darker colour produced by an equal mix of the tertiary colours citron and russet.
Translations for BUFF
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a dull yellow colour.
a buff envelope.
- dofgeel, vaalbruinAfrikaans
- اصْفَر، بُرْتُقالي اللوْنArabic
- amareladoPortuguese (BR)
- de color de anteSpanish
- زرد رنگ؛ چرمیFarsi
- בְּצֵבָע צָהוֹב עָמוּםHebrew
- camosciato, scamosciato; color camoscioItalian
- tamsiai geltonasLithuanian
- sampul surat bufMalay
- زرد رنگ؛ چرمیPersian
- ژیړ رنګ، چرمیPashto
- svetlo rumenSlovenian
- svetlo mrkožutSerbian
- mattgul, brungulSwedish
- soluk sarı; deve tüyüTurkish
- 淺黃色的Chinese (Trad.)
- زرد رنگ کاUrdu
- có màu nâu sẫmVietnamese
- 浅黄色的Chinese (Simp.)
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