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- n. Plural form of titfer.
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He wore an entertaining sequence of titfers that included embroidered skullcaps later adopted by Joe Zawinul, trilbies, bobble hats, berets and even a "coolie hat"; a fashion story that is parallel but separate to that of the sharp-suited stylists on Blue Note.
Class will, of course, out, but it is surely not the size of racing titfers, but the quality of their design that counts, or what hope for style mavens such as Daphne Guinness, or the late Isabella Blow, sometime sporters of the most fascinating of fascinators?
Only a few years ago the "Mockney" affectation of wearing the tweedy titfers provoked widespread derision.
The Tories - shafting the literally gormless while the gormless doff their titfers
Indeed this Christmas your humble correspondent bought himself one of these splendid titfers
For a few exhilarating years, when the musicians he christened the Blockheads took their pl aces on stage and he ambled wonkily on behind them, be-suited in best vintage, draped in polka-dot scarves and gypsy kerchiefs, with one of several exotic titfers perched on his head, you knew that something extraordinary was about to happen.
Channeling Inspector Clouseau: Catherine and Katie Holmes in matching titfers