What does quaff mean?

Definitions for quaffkwɒf, kwæf, kwɔf

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word quaff.

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"


  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quaff

    kwaf, v.t. to drink in large draughts.—v.i. to drink largely.—n. Quaff′er. [Quach, quaich,—Gael. and Ir. cuach, a bowl.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quaff in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quaff in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Every sunny morning is a great fountain; we quaff 'sweet hope' from it.

Images & Illustrations of quaff

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Translations for quaff

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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