Definition of cuff verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cuff

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kʌf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kʌf//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cuff
BrE BrE//kʌf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kʌf//
 
he / she / it cuffs
BrE BrE//kʌfs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kʌfs//
 
past simple cuffed
BrE BrE//kʌft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kʌft//
 
past participle cuffed
BrE BrE//kʌft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kʌft//
 
-ing form cuffing
BrE BrE//ˈkʌfɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌfɪŋ//
 
 
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cuff somebody to hit somebody quickly and lightly with your hand, especially in a way that is not serious She cuffed him lightly around his head. Word Originverb mid 16th cent.: of unknown origin.
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