Definition of 'toff'
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The young toffs taught me a lot. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)On his first day there he approached a couple of elegant young toffs strolling around the campus. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are too many upper toffs round generally. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If these proposals are accepted, soon the country will be awash with dazed old toffs who have nowhere to keep warm during the day. The Sun (2011)Skiing in Europe is no more a sport for toffs than is playing golf in Scotland. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It would have been so easy to be avuncular, polite and thoughtful, to play the toff. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The ruling opens the way for further claims to some of Britain's most famous family seats if toffs have played away. The Sun (2016)
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Used Rarely. toff is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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