verb (used with object) Slang.

  1. to give a deliberately deceptive appearance to; misrepresent; fake.
  2. British. (in golf) to misplay (a golf ball), especially to misjudge one’s swing so that the club strikes the ground behind the ball before hitting it.
  3. Australian.
    1. to steal (cattle).
    2. (formerly) to alter the brand on (stolen cattle).
  4. to cheat someone.


  1. a thick flour pudding, often flavoured with currants, citron, etc, and boiled in a cloth bagplum duff
  2. up the duff slang pregnant

verb (tr)

  1. slang to change the appearance of or give a false appearance to (old or stolen goods); fake
  2. Australian slang to steal (cattle), altering the brand
  3. Also: sclaff golf informal to bungle (a shot) by hitting the ground behind the ball


  1. British informal bad or useless, as by not working out or operating correctly; duda duff idea; a duff engine


  1. slang the rump or buttocks

“buttocks, rump,” 1830s, of unknown origin.

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