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muff

noun [C] uk   us   /mʌf/
a short tube of fur or warm cloth, into which women in the past put their hands in cold weather in order to keep them warm

muff

verb [T] uk   us   /mʌf/ informal
to spoil an opportunity or do something badly: I only had two lines in the whole play and I muffed them.
Translations of “muff”
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時婦女防寒用的)暖手筒,手籠…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时妇女防寒用的)暖手筒,手笼…
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