⇄SuchrichtungÜbersetzung für 'toff' von Englisch nach Deutsch
NOUN   a toff | toffs
SYNO nob | toff
to toffherausputzen
toff [Br.] [coll.] [pej.]Dandy {m} [geh.]
toff [Br.]Aristo {m} [ugs.] [kurz für: Aristokrat]
toff [Br.] [coll.]feiner Pinkel {m} [ugs.] [pej.]
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Anwendungsbeispiele Englisch
  • A toff-like gent gets his cigarette lit by a chauffeur next to a large car and two young women ask him to sit between them on a bench.
  • The count brings in a case containing a violin and gives it to the toff who says it is worth up to $20,000.
  • The word "toff" is thought to come from the word "tuft", which was a gold tassel worn by titled undergraduates at the University of Oxford or the University of Cambridge.
  • sneering toff," suggesting that the American film stereotyped English players in a "wooden and clichéd" manner.
  • In his article on Pernod Ricard executive Richard Burrows' appointment as the Governor of the Bank of Ireland, Ross claimed it was mainly due to Burrows' social status as a "toff" and criticised the bank for not even interviewing the "far too dynamic" Sean FitzPatrick, then CEO of Anglo Irish Bank.
  • The toff spots a policeman's cap in the girl's flat and decides to leave - just as the policeman returns.
  • Monopoly as wearing a monocle, which he never has (although a monocle is sometimes used with other characters as visual idiom of to denote an upper-class toff, e.g. ...
  • Hudson wants to impress his brother and parades around London dressed as a toff.
  • The "Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English" credits Lloyd with popularising the term, "toff" to refer to a well-to-do person.
  • Flanagan and Allen put on blackface and sing on stage as a toff nd his chauffeur. They sing "I'll Always Have Time for You". From the stage they spot Harding in the audience.
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