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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of faff.

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Examples

  • Weirdy-Beardy mumbles his assent, then turns a very bright shade of pink and faffs self-consciously with his gerbil microphone.

    Confetti Confidential

  • The whiny, nagging wife who clearly just Does Not Get “masculine” things like driving, who faffs around and never shuts up.

    BRIDGESTONE TIRES SAY, “SHUT THE HELL UP, WOMAN!” » Sociological Images

  • Expectant crowd. early saturday evening who are made to stand and wait for 30-40 mins while the "ArchDrood" faffs about behind a curtain / sheet obscuring the stage.

    Word Magazine - Comments

  • Gerrard whips in a head-me-please cross but Dirk Kuyt, who hasn't scored in 11 games, totally faffs his lines.

    The Guardian World News

  • * faffs about with the speaker phone button, which doesn't work*

    I am crap.

  • ∞ on the other hand, it'd be interesting to muse upon the thought that while country A faffs around figuring out whether all believe or not before actually doing anything about it, countries B to Z plus institutions 1 to 15 take steps to observe, identify and respond to the changes

    FriendFeed - georgeh

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