Definition of 'toff'
Example sentences containing 'toff'
Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There are too many upper toffs round generally.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Many Tories are neither toffs nor rich.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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's true many top Tories are rich toffs.The Sun (2014) 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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