from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To rejoice or celebrate with boisterous public demonstrations.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To give way to a frenzy of enthusiasm; celebrate a victory with a delirious uproar.
- noun A particular act of mafficking. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb Chiefly Brit. to celebrate publicly with boisterous rejoicing and hilarious and extravagant behavior.
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- verb intransitive To celebrate in a boisterous manner.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Nor have they the fine American hand for devising new verbs; to maffick, to limehouse, to strafe and to wangle are their best specimens in twenty years, and all have an almost pathetic flatness.
From the relief of Mafikeng in 1900 came a new word: to maffick, which means to celebrate unduly.
Of course you'll say there would be no traffic worth bothering about on the bare and sun-scorched veldt, but there's no other word that rhymes with maffick. "