tiff
Pronunciation Noun

tiff (plural tiffs)

  1. A small argument; a petty quarrel.
  2. Liquor; especially, a small draught of liquor.
    • 1815 February 23, [Walter Scott], Guy Mannering; or, The Astrologer. [...] In Three Volumes, volume (please specify ), Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, […]; and Archibald Constable and Co., […], OCLC 742335644 ↗:
Translations Verb

tiff (tiffs, present participle tiffing; past and past participle tiffed)

  1. (intransitive) To quarrel.
    • She tiffed with Tim, she ran from Ralph.
Synonyms Verb

tiff (tiffs, present participle tiffing; past and past participle tiffed)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To deck out; to dress.
Verb

tiff (tiffs, present participle tiffing; past and past participle tiffed)

  1. (British India, intransitive) To have lunch.
    • 1841, The Asiatic journal and monthly register
      Besides that one to which the permanent residence was attached, Mr. Augustus had several outlaying factories, which he visited from time to time, to superintend the manufacture of his indigo; at all of these he had little bungalows, or temporary abodes, where we tiffed and passed the heat of the day.
Related terms
TIFF
Proper noun
  1. (computer graphics) Initialism of tagged image file format
Noun

tiff (plural tiffs)

  1. (computer graphics) An image stored in the TIFF format.

Tiff
Proper noun
  1. A female given name.



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