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Definition of Buff


  1. A sort of leather, prepared from the skin of the buffalo, dressed with oil, like chamois; also, the skins of oxen, elks, and other animals, dressed in like manner.
  2. The color of buff; a light yellow, shading toward pink, gray, or brown.
  3. A military coat, made of buff leather.
  4. The grayish viscid substance constituting the buffy coat. See Buffy coat, under Buffy, a.
  5. A wheel covered with buff leather, and used in polishing cutlery, spoons, etc.
  6. The bare skin; as, to strip to the buff.
  7. Made of buff leather.
  8. Of the color of buff.
  9. To polish with a buff. See Buff, n., 5.
  10. To strike.
  11. A buffet; a blow; -- obsolete except in the phrase "Blindman's buff."
  12. Firm; sturdy.

Buff Quotations

It's not like I was trying to be sexy but I had to get fit because I had to be able to do stunts. Also I wanted that, if Bond took his clothes off, he looked like a man who did what he did, which was kill people for a living. I thought the only way to do that was to work out and get fit and buff and get physically into shape.
Daniel Craig

Honestly, I'm not a big movie buff in general. The only movies I own is probably the 'Indiana Jones' trilogy.
Miles Teller

I'm not a real film buff. Unfortunately, I don't have time. I just don't go. And I become very nervous when I go to a film because I worry so much about the director and it is hard for me to digest my popcorn.
David Lynch

My father was a die maker for 39 years, so I had a basic understanding of the automobile industry and what the manufacturing world was like, just from the opportunity to spend time with him - just talking, because he was a car buff.
Mary Barra

I have been a film buff all my life and believe that the finest cinema is fully the equal of the best novels.
Salman Rushdie
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Buff Translations

buff in French is buffle
buff in German is Leder, nackt, Leder
buff in Spanish is dar brillo
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