Toff definition

tŏf
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A member of the upper classes, especially one who is elegantly dressed.
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(brit., informal) A fashionable, upper-class person; esp., a dandy.
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(UK) A person of the upper class- or high-class-pretence who usually communicates an air of superiority.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
toff
Plural:
toffs

Origin of toff

  • Probably variant of tuft a gold tassel worn by titled students at Oxford and Cambridge

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