Guff



[guhff] /gʌff/

noun, Informal.
1.
empty or foolish talk; nonsense.
2.
insolent talk.
/ɡʌf/
noun
1.
(slang) ridiculous or insolent talk
n.

“empty talk, nonsense,” 1888, from earlier sense of “puff of air” (1825), of imitative origin.

noun

verb

To lie; exaggerate; bullshit: Quit your guffing and tell it right

[perhaps fr Scots gaff, ”loud, rude, merry talk”; gaff in the first sense, now obsolete, is found by 1825]

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