Buff definitions

bŭf
Made or formed of buff.

A buff jacket.

adjective
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Made of buff.
adjective
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Of the color buff.
adjective
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Of the color buff.
adjective
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Having good muscle tone; physically fit and trim.

Buff athletes lifting weights at the gym.

adjective
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Physically, often sexually attractive, as by being pleasingly fit and muscular or having a sexually desirable figure.
adjective
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A soft, thick, undyed leather made chiefly from the skins of buffalo, elk, or oxen.
noun
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A heavy, soft, brownish-yellow leather made from the skin of the buffalo or from other animal hides.
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A military uniform coat made of such leather.
noun
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A military coat made of this leather.
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A pale, light, or moderate yellowish pink to yellow, including moderate orange-yellow to light yellowish brown.
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A dull brownish-yellow color.
noun
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A piece of soft material, such as velvet or leather, often mounted on a block and used for polishing.
noun
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A devotee or enthusiast, as of a particular area of interest.

A jazz buff.

noun
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One who is enthusiastic and knowledgeable about a subject.

A Civil War buff.

noun
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A stick or small block covered with leather or cloth, used for cleaning or shining.
noun
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To polish or shine with a piece of soft material.
verb
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To be a buffer.
verb
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To soften the surface of (leather) by raising a nap.
verb
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To clean or shine with a buff or treated cloth.
verb
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To make the color of buff.
verb
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To make smooth or soft like buff.
verb
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To lessen the force of.
verb
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The definition of buff is slang to describe a muscular person.

An example of buff is Jillian Michaels, the celebrity personal trainer.

adjective
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A buff is a person who is a big fan of or knowledgeable about something.

An example of buff is someone with their house decorated in David Lynch film posters.

noun
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Buff means to smooth, clean or shine by rubbing.

An example of to buff is using a many textured foam block to smooth and shine finger nails.

verb
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A blow.
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Origin of buff

From the buff-colored uniform worn by New York volunteer firemen in the 19th century, originally applied to an enthusiast of fires and firefighting