EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɪf/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪf

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

NounEdit

biff (plural biffs)

  1. (informal) A sudden, sharp blow or punch.
  2. (informal, sports) A wipeout.

VerbEdit

biff (third-person singular simple present biffs, present participle biffing, simple past and past participle biffed)

  1. (informal, transitive) To punch or hit.
  2. (New Zealand, slang, transitive) To discard; to throw out; to throw away.
  3. (informal, sports) To wipe out; to faceplant; to fall.

InterjectionEdit

biff

  1. The sound of a person being punched or hit.
    • 1989 June 5, The Canberra Times, page 10, column 2:
      Whap, Biff, Ooooof, Sock, Pow, Zok! Batman is back. Gotham City is again leaving its law and order in the hands of a man who wears plastic underpants over his tights.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French boef, via English beef

NounEdit

biff m (definite singular biffen, indefinite plural biffer, definite plural biffene)

  1. a steak (slice of beef)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French boef, via English beef

NounEdit

biff m (definite singular biffen, indefinite plural biffar, definite plural biffane)

  1. a steak (slice of beef)

ReferencesEdit