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eff

[ef] /ɛf/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), interjection
1.
fuck: Stop effing around and get to work!
Eff you, you lout!
noun
2.
the word “fuck”; the f-word:
peppering his speech with superfluous and highly offensive effs.
Verb phrases
3.
eff off, Go away!:
Eff off and die, you piece of Martian scum!
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; euphemism for fuck, with eff as spelled form of the name of the initial letter

eff.

1.
efficient, efficiency.
2.
effective, effectiveness.
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British Dictionary definitions for eff

eff

/ɛf/
verb
1.
euphemism for (taboo) fuck eff off
2.
(slang) eff and blind, to use obscene language
Derived Forms
effing, noun, adjective, adverb
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Word Origin and History for eff

1943, euphemism for fuck, representing the sound of its first letter. Related: Effing.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for eff

eff

v,n

fuck •This curt euphemism is also the base for equivalents of fucked, fucking, and fucker: eff off back to effing Russia/ She effed around until she was forced to work again/ this is the stupidest effing stunt you've ever pulled (1920s+)


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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eff in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for eff

EFF

  1. Electronic Frontier Foundation
  2. [National Weather Service] Experimental Forecast Facility

eff.

  1. effective
  2. efficiency
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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