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cuff1

cuff1

 
pronunciation:
kuhf
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
off the cuff
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a folded over and usu. sewn piece of material at the end of a shirt sleeve or pants leg, serving as trimming.
His shirt cuffs needed scrubbing.He thought the pants with cuffs looked too conservative.
definition 2: a handcuff.
The prisoner asked when he could get the cuffs off.
similar words:
manacle
phrase: off the cuff
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: cuffed, cuffing, cuffs
definition 1: to sew cuffs on; make cuffs for.
I'll be finished after I cuff the trousers.
definition 2: to put handcuffs on.
The officer cuffed him and told him to get in the car.
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