duf·fer

/ˈdʌfɚ/ noun, pl -fers [count]
informal
1 chiefly US : a person who plays golf without much skill

We joined the other duffers at the course.

a weekend duffer

2 Brit : a clumsy or awkward person

He's a lovable old duffer.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • duf — ab·u·def·duf; duf·fel; duf·fer; duf·fy; duf·ter; duf·tery; duf·fle; duf·try; …   English syllables

  • duffer — duf·fer …   English syllables

  • duffer — duf|fer [ˈdʌfə US ər] n informal [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Perhaps from Scottish English doofart stupid person ] someone who is stupid or not very good at something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Duffer — Duf fer, n. 1. A peddler or hawker, especially of cheap, flashy articles, as sham jewelry; hence, a sham or cheat. [Slang, Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 2. A stupid, awkward, inefficient person.[Slang] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Duffer — Duf fer, n. 1. (Mining) See {Shicer}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any common domestic pigeon. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Duffer — Duf fer, n. One who duffs cattle, etc. [Australia] Unluckily, cattle stealers are by no means so rare as would be desirable; they are locally known as duffers. Baden Powell. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Codex Faenza — El Codex Faenza (Faenza, Biblioteca Comunale 117) (I FZc 117) también conocido como Codex Bonadies es un manuscrito copiado en el siglo XV que contiene la colección de música para teclado más antigua de la que disponemos. Actualmente se conserva… …   Wikipedia Español

  • aile — [ ɛl ] n. f. • XVe; ele XIIe; lat. ala I ♦ 1 ♦ Chacun des organes du vol chez les oiseaux (une paire), les chauves souris (une paire), les insectes (généralement deux paires : élytres). Plumes des ailes de l oiseau (⇒ alaire) . Coup, battement d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ailé — aile [ ɛl ] n. f. • XVe; ele XIIe; lat. ala I ♦ 1 ♦ Chacun des organes du vol chez les oiseaux (une paire), les chauves souris (une paire), les insectes (généralement deux paires : élytres). Plumes des ailes de l oiseau (⇒ alaire) . Coup,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Silva de Sirenas — Portada de Silva de Sirenas Libro de música de vihuela intitulado Silva de Sirenas, o símplemente, Silva de Sirenas, es un libro de obras para vihuela sola y vihuela y canto, publicado por el compositor y vihuelista español Enríquez de… …   Wikipedia Español

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.