Definition and Meanings for faffing

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Part of Speech of faffing

noun

Etymology of faffing

late 18th century originally dialect in the sense 'blow in puffs', describing the wind: imitative. the current sense may have been influenced by dialect faffle 'stammer, stutter', later 'flap in the wind', which came to mean 'fuss, dither' at about the same time as faff late 19th century

Meaning of faffing

late 18th century originally dialect in the sense 'blow in puffs', describing the wind: imitative. the current sense may have been influenced by dialect faffle 'stammer, stutter', later 'flap in the wind', which came to mean 'fuss, dither' at about the same time as faff late 19th century

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