• (RP) IPA: /ˈbʌf.əl.əʊ/
  • (America) enPR: bŭf'ə-lō, IPA: /ˈbʌf.ə.loʊ/


  1. Any of the Old World mammals of the family Bovidae, such as the Cape buffalo, Syncerus caffer, or the water buffalo Bubalus bubalis.
  2. A related North American animal, the American bison, Bison bison.
  3. A buffalo robe.
  4. The buffalo fish.
Translations Translations Translations
  • French: ictiobus

buffalo (buffaloes, present participle buffaloing; past and past participle buffaloed)

  1. (transitive) To hunt buffalo.
  2. (US, slang, transitive) To outwit, confuse, deceive, or intimidate.
  3. (archaic, transitive) To pistol-whip.
Translations Translations Translations
  • French: frapper avec la crosse d'un pistolet

Proper noun
  1. A city/county seat in Erie County, New York, very near Niagara Falls.
  2. A city/county seat in Wright County, Minnesota.
  3. A city/county seat in Dallas County, Missouri.
  4. A town/county seat in Harper County, Oklahoma.
  5. A town/county seat in Harding County, South Dakota.
  6. A city/county seat in Johnson County, Wyoming.

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