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

 

tiffin

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈtɪfɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɪfɪn//
 
[uncountable](old-fashioned or Indian English)
 
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a small meal, especially lunch Word Origin early 19th cent.: apparently from dialect tiffing ‘sipping’, of unknown origin.

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