Definitions for quaffkwɒf, kwæf, kwɔf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quaff(verb)

    a hearty draft

  2. gulp, quaff, swig(verb)

    to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

    "The men gulped down their beers"

Wiktionary

  1. quaff(Noun)

    The act of quaffing, a deep draught.

  2. quaff(Verb)

    To drink or imbibe, especially with vigour.

  3. Origin: Attested since the mid 16th century, of uncertain origin. Suggestions include connection with Irish Gaelic cauch (whence Scots quaich, queff). The noun is derived from the verb, since the later 16th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quaff(verb)

    to drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in large draughts

  2. Quaff(verb)

    to drink largely or luxuriously

  3. Origin: [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. Quaigh.]


Translations for quaff

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • го́лтаMacedonian
  • хлебну́ть, глота́ть, [[пить]] [[залп, глотну́ть, пивну́ть, [[осуши́ть]] [[залп, загла́тыватьRussian
  • quaffSwedish

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