Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective Used as an intensive.

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  • adjective euphemistic, slang a bowdlerization of fucking
  • adverb euphemistic, slang a bowdlerization of fucking
  • verb Present participle of eff.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From ef, in reference to the euphemistic use of f to represent the word fuck.]

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  • A bowdlerization of Xyzy}}.

    November 28, 2011