- Dialect, "blow in gusts." (Wiktionary)
“Oh and PNB, I think organizing a burger get together in Brisbane is prime time for heckling and faff from the southerners.”
“I'd just like to add to the post below that these were worth the extra faff from the usual fairy cake recipe, and that half the icing amount stated is ample!”
“Quokka - I’d be happy for JB to link to my site but maybe he’s scared that all the faff is contagious.”
“I couldn't be bothered to 'faff' about - I was still sore from falling on black ice yesterday - and so cold - so it was a quick fix.”
“Opera, Safari, Konqueror — just getting on with business while the others faff around.”
“Women, although this thread lost a bit of momentum in the short term, it is my belief that the no faff gun thread is self-limiting.”
“Being away from all the faff and blather will probably be quite soothing”
“Maybe we all need our own blogs so we can faff there.”
“But I digress (if not faff): the important point, at least for me, is that I went, I saw, I ate, I drank, but did so without regret or self-recrimination.”
“Quokka - I saw your diaisies message in the “This is serious NO faffing about room” where ALL of the talk was pretty much faff - I tells ya, we cannot help ourselves (the human race on the internet, I mean) - and the almighty non faffers at that!”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘faff’.
Here I have in mind a list of words that could be spelled with only the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, and G--and thus could also be played as a tune on the piano.
Buzzwords of our time
Of low worth or little importance.
Unwanted matter by drusky is a nice, related list.
Everyone's got their favorites. Here are some of mine.
Mostly, the cant words come from my reprint of Francis Grose's 1785 dictionary of 'The Vulgar Tongue', while the more modern slang has been found at various online sources, e.g. this online diction...
Words ending in double F
I moved to Scotland in 2011 and promptly had to learn another language. Here are some of the best additions to my vocabulary.
Mostly but not limited to slang and some cockney guffy wibble
British words/phrases/slang I love using in everyday conversation.
Looking for tweets for faff.