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[bif-ee] /ˈbɪf i/
noun, plural biffies. Chiefly Upper Midwest and Canadian Slang.
a toilet or privy.
Also, biff.
Origin of biffy
origin obscure Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We all were very interested to make the acquaintance of the fat jumping horse who bore the strange name biffy.

    The Red Battle Flyer Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen
  • Get a move on that carcass of yours, biffy, and let somebody else get up to that table.

    Peter F. Hopkinson Smith
  • There was a pang in his beatitude, a painful moment of generous distress when biffy came up to congratulate him.

    Rough-Hewn Dorothy Canfield
  • He remembered to be sorry for biffy till the whistle blew for the Annapolis game.

    Rough-Hewn Dorothy Canfield
  • The next afternoon Neale was back on the Varsity and biffy on the scrub.

    Rough-Hewn Dorothy Canfield
  • With the flash of the gems biffy sat up straight, and the others craned their heads.

    Peter F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Jack shook his head and resumed his seat beside biffy, who had not moved or shown the slightest interest in the affair.

    Peter F. Hopkinson Smith
  • biffy carried it off splendidly, Neale thought, but he couldn't fool a man who had just been there himself.

    Rough-Hewn Dorothy Canfield
  • biffy was in full evening dress—an enormous white carnation in his button-hole and a crush hat under his arm.

    Peter F. Hopkinson Smith
  • And he had beaten biffy to it, although biffy had almost killed himself with trying.

    Rough-Hewn Dorothy Canfield
Slang definitions & phrases for biffy



A toilet; bathroom: the new biffies being installed at a dormitory (1940s+ chiefly Canadian)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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