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1. cuff

noun. ['ˈkʌf'] the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg.

Synonyms

  • sleeve
  • facing
  • turnup
  • overlap
  • leg
  • trouser cuff
  • arm

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • secured bond
  • unsecured bond
  • repulsion

Etymology

  • cuffe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Cuff

  • mcduff
  • macduff
  • rebuff
  • mcgough
  • mcgeough
  • lebouef
  • leboeuf
  • stuff
  • stough
  • snuff
  • slough
  • pluff
  • gruff
  • fluff
  • enough
  • cluff
  • bruff
  • bluff
  • tuff
  • tough
  • shuff
  • schuff
  • ruff
  • ruf
  • rough
  • puff
  • muff
  • luff
  • huff
  • hough

How do you pronounce cuff?

Pronounce cuff as kəf.

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Sentences with cuff


1. Noun, singular or mass
A small cuff weight can be added to the end of your leg to increase the

2. Adjective
Add the cuff section to the toilet paper tubes.

2. off-the-cuff

adjective. with little or no preparation or forethought.

Synonyms

  • unprepared
  • unrehearsed
  • offhand
  • impromptu
  • extemporaneous
  • extemporary
  • ad-lib
  • extempore

Antonyms

  • careful
  • ready
  • scripted
  • fitted out

3. cuff

verb. ['ˈkʌf'] confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs.

Synonyms

  • shackle
  • manacle
  • handcuff

Etymology

  • cuffe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. cuff

verb. ['ˈkʌf'] hit with the hand.

Synonyms

  • slap

Etymology

  • cuffe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. cuff

noun. ['ˈkʌf'] shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs.

Synonyms

  • hamper
  • manacle
  • handlock
  • bond
  • trammel
  • handcuff

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • cuffe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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