- (UK, slang) An unnecessary or over-complicated task, especially one perceived as a waste of time.
- Adjusting this television is a bit of a faff.
(third-person singular simple present faffs, present participle faffing, simple past and past participle faffed)
- (UK, slang) To waste time on an unproductive activity.
- I decided to stop faffing about and get some work done.
Dialect, "blow in gusts."