muff Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"muff" in British English

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muffnoun [C]

uk   us   /mʌf/
a ​shorttube of ​fur or ​warmcloth, used by women in the past to ​keeptheirhandswarm in ​coldweather

muffverb [T]

uk   us   /mʌf/ informal
to ​spoil an ​opportunity or do something ​badly: I only had two ​lines in the ​wholeplay and I muffed them.
(Definition of muff from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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muffverb [T]

 us   /mʌf/ infml
to ​fail to ​catch a ​ball, or do something ​badly: She muffed her ​lines in her first ​stageappearance.
(Definition of muff from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “muff”
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时妇女防寒用的)暖手筒,手笼…
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時婦女防寒用的)暖手筒,手籠…
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