duffer definition

  • noun:
    • Informal An incompetent or dull-witted person.
    • Informal an informal or mediocre player of a sport, specifically tennis.
    • Slang A peddler of cheap merchandise.
    • Slang some thing useless or useless.
    • An incompetent or awkward individual.
    • A player having little skill, specially a golfer whom duffs.
    • A pedlar or hawker, specially one attempting to sell low priced or substandard goods.
    • Cheap or substandard products offered by a duffer.
    • A cow that does not produce milk.
    • A cattle thief; a person who alters the brands of cattle.
    • A peddler or hawker, especially of low priced, showy articles, as sham precious jewelry; for this reason, a sham or cheat.
    • A stupid, uncomfortable, ineffective person.
    • See shicer.
    • Any typical domestic pigeon.
    • One who duffs cattle, etc.
    • A peddler; particularly, one who sells ladies clothing.
    • A hawker of eheap, showy, and professedly smuggled articles; a hawker of sham jewelry.
    • A stupid, dull, plodding individual; a fogy; an individual who just apparently discharges the functions of his position; a dawdling, ineffective personality: as, the board is made up entirely of old duffers.
    • an incompetent or clumsy person
    • Informal An incompetent or dull-witted person.
    • casual A casual or mediocre player of an activity, specially golf.
    • Slang A peddler of cheap product.
    • Slang Something useless or useless.
    • An incompetent or clumsy person.
    • A player having little skill, especially a golfer whom duffs.
    • A pedlar or hawker, specifically one attempting to sell inexpensive or substandard goods.
    • Cheap or substandard items offered by a duffer.
    • A cow that does not produce milk.
    • A cattle thief; person who alters the brands of cattle.
    • A peddler or hawker, especially of low priced, flashy articles, as sham jewelry; hence, a sham or cheat.
    • A stupid, embarrassing, inefficient individual.
    • See shicer.
    • Any common domestic pigeon.
    • person who duffs cattle, etc.
    • A peddler; particularly, one who sells women's garments.
    • A hawker of eheap, showy, and professedly smuggled articles; a hawker of sham precious jewelry.
    • A stupid, dull, plodding person; a fogy; a person who just apparently discharges the functions of their position; a dawdling, ineffective personality: because, the board is made up totally of old duffers.
    • an incompetent or clumsy individual
  • adjective:
    • comparative as a type of duff: more duff
    • comparative form of duff: more duff

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