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Noun: buff  búf
  1. An ardent follower and admirer
    - fan, devotee, lover
  2. A soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen
  3. Bare skin
    "swimming in the buff means to swim naked"
  4. A medium to dark tan colour
    - yellowish brown, raw sienna, caramel, caramel brown
  5. An implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring)
    - buffer
Verb: buff  búf
  1. Strike, beat repeatedly
    "The wind buffed him";
    - buffet
  2. Polish and make shiny
    "buff my shoes"; "buff the wooden floors";
    - burnish, furbish
Adjective: buff  búf
  1. Of the yellowish-beige colour of buff leather

Derived forms: buffed, buffing, buffs

See also: chromatic

Type of: acolyte, brown, brownness, cutis, follower, hit, implement, leather, polish, shine, skin, smooth, smoothen, tegument

Part of: followers, following

Encyclopedia: Buff, Straub, and Hensman