American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang Nonsense; baloney.
- n. Slang Insolent talk; back talk.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An oaf or fool.
- n. Idle or foolish talk; stuff.
- n. informal Nonsensical talk or thinking.
- n. informal Superfluous information.
- n. informal Insolent or otherwise unacceptable remarks.
- v. slang To break wind.
- v. slang To mislead.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A ludicrously false statment.
- n. Insolent or disrespectful talk.
- n. unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
- Perhaps imitative. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I got permission to do so years ago from my then PT, a former commando, who usually took no guff from the likes of me, but insisted that training when ill was ridiculous.”
“For Moon, it seems, has had quite enough guff from the Speech Warriors ™, and he wasted no time seizing his opportunity to be heard.”
“He pokes fun at the Citizen's Charter, yet the only ideas which enthuse him are some guff from the Duke of Edinburgh about the importance of team sports.”
“The author about whom I wrote at the beginning of this piece continues to get guff from the articles written years ago ...”
“And I never get any guff from the parents, want to know why? because the parents are never there.”
“Tornello has been called guff, humble, an old-fashioned dad.”
“The new game, which does away with the renaissance fair and 3D moniker guff and is instead simply dubbed Wolfenstein, is headed to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC platforms.”
“I LOVE the fact Hillary Clinton is not taking any "guff" from anyone.”
“My take was that a child, growing up in that community, listening to that "guff" every Sunday, would literally be programmed with contempt for "whitey".”
“In saying that the settlements undermine efforts to achieve peace is stating the obvious, but Suki categorises this as "guff".”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘guff’.
Words for Talking
( open list, randomness )
words (seemingly) formed in imitation of a natural sound
words that describe sound
Loved for their ingenuity, an exact description, or simply for the pure joy of it.
Lesser-known onomatopoeias (or things that sound like they ought to be onomatopoeias but aren't), ripe for use in parodies of the Adam West Batman series.
Words that are fun to say....
Basically it's just mikeropology's words, but with his username turned into an adjectivally splendid list name.
Anything related to Scottish culture, cuisine, language, history and so on. Does not include Gaelic words unless acceptable (roughly speaking!) in a wider sense.
Off the straight and narrow; less than straight arrow.
Gorgeousness and Gorgeosity made flesh- downright horrorshow selections of vocabulary from Nadsat, the Russian-influenced slang of the raping and face-stomping delinquents of Burgess's A Clockwork ...
Words and phrases from Jonathan Stroud's book, Ptolemy's Gate.
Looking for tweets for guff.