Definition of muff noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//mʌf//
; NAmE NAmE//mʌf//
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a short tube of fur or other warm material that you put your hands into to keep them warm in cold weather see also earmuffs Word Originnoun mid 16th cent.: from Dutch mof, Middle Dutch muffel, from medieval Latin muff(u)la, of unknown ultimate origin.
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