Maffick meaning

măfĭk
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To rejoice or celebrate with boisterous public demonstrations.
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(chiefly brit.) To celebrate in an exuberant, unrestrained manner.
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(intransitive) To celebrate in a boisterous manner.
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Origin of maffick

  • After Mafeking , South Africa, town with a British garrison besieged for 217 days during the Boer War whose relief (May 17, 1900) was celebrated in London

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Back-formation from Mafeking punningly treated as a present participle, from the celebrations in London after the relief of Mafeking during the Boer War.

    From Wiktionary