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Guff

noun; sound symbolism
nonsense
 
and does not take any guff from anyone
Etymology : Likely imitative, the meaning of the word has shifted from its original ‘puff of a bad smell;’ roots likely lie in Old Norse (compare to the Norwegian gufs).
Source : Online journal
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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