[duhf-uh l] /ˈdʌf əl/
a camper’s clothing and equipment.
a coarse woolen cloth having a thick nap, used for coats, blankets, etc.
a heavy woollen cloth with a thick nap
(mainly US & Canadian) equipment or supplies, esp those of a camper
1670s, from Dutch duffel, from Duffel, town in Brabant where the cloth was originally sold. Duffel bag is American English, first recorded 1917 in a letter of e e cummings.
- Duff up
verb 1. (transitive, adverb) (Brit, slang) to beat or thrash (a person) severely
[duhf-ee] /ˈdʌf i/ noun 1. Sir Charles Gavan [gav-uh n] /ˈgæv ən/ (Show IPA), 1816–1903, Irish and Australian politician. /ˈdʌfɪ/ noun 1. Carol Ann. born 1955, British poet and writer; poet laureate from 2009, her collections include Standing Female Nude (1985),The World’s Wife (1999), and Rapture (2005)
- Du Fu
[doo foo] /ˈdu ˈfu/ noun, Pinyin. 1. . /ˈduː ˈfuː/ noun 1. 712–770 ad, Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty
[doo-fuh s] /ˈdu fəs/ noun, plural dufuses. 1. . [doo-fuh s] /ˈdu fəs/ noun, plural doofuses. 1. Slang. a foolish or inept person. /ˈduːfəs/ noun 1. (informal, mainly US) a slow-witted or stupid person noun an incompetent and stupid, though well-meaning, person; also called doofus noun See dufus n. see doofus. n. student slang, “dolt, […]