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

 

eff

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ef//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ef//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they eff
BrE BrE//ef//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ef//
 
he / she / it effs
BrE BrE//efs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//efs//
 
past simple effed
BrE BrE//eft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//eft//
 
past participle effed
BrE BrE//eft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//eft//
 
-ing form effing
BrE BrE//ˈefɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈefɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin 1950s: the letter F represented as a word.Idioms
eff and blind
 
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(British English, informal) to use swear words There was a lot of effing and blinding going on.
Phrasal Verbseff off

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