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Biff   /bɪf/   Listen
Biff

verb
1.
Strike, usually with the fist.  Synonyms: pommel, pummel.






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"Biff" Quotes from Famous Books



... an alibi. He was the worst rattled man I ever see, and as for blushin'—he got up a color like the lady heroine in a biff-bang drama. He acted as though he didn't know whether he was loopin' the loops or having a dream that was too good to be true. Once or twice he tried to unloosen some remarks; but Sis and Dicky was both talkin' to once and he never got a show. They was tellin' him how glad they was to see ...
— Torchy • Sewell Ford

... wee Alec Johnstone to him, "wait till auld Clapper gie's ye a biff or twa wi' his muckle tawse. Do ye ken what he does to mak' them nippy? He burns them a wee bit in the fire, an' then st'eeps them in whusky. ...
— The Underworld - The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner • James C. Welsh

... see on a poster A programme which "features" CHARLIE CHAPLIN and other Delectable creatures, I feel just as if Someone hit me a slam Or a strenuous biff On the ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 152, Feb. 7, 1917 • Various



Words linked to "Biff" :   counter, boxing, sucker punch, pommel, hook, jab, KO punch, haymaker, blow, hit, pugilism, lick, rabbit punch, knockout punch, counterpunch, Sunday punch, parry, fisticuffs



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