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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

taff (plural taffs)

  1. (slang) A Welshman.

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

taff m (plural taffs)

  1. (slang) job, work
    Je cherche un nouveau taff — I’m looking for a new job.

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EtymologyEdit

Originally from Yiddish טובֿ (tof), from Hebrew טוֹב (tov, good). Modern usage is from English tough, influenced by preexisting tapfer.

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AdjectiveEdit

taff (comparative taffer, superlative am taffsten)

  1. (colloquial) tough; robust; assertive and not overly sensitive
    Enrique Iglesias über seine Lebensgefährtin: “Ich wünschte, ich wäre nur halb so taff und kämpferisch.”

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