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Verb: faff  faf
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Dither; spend time achieving nothing
    "we wasted half an hour faffing"; "she always spends ages faffing before leaving the house"
Noun: faff  faf
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Something annoying or fiddly that takes some time to do
    "it was a bit of a faff";
    - hassle [informal], bother

Derived forms: faffing, faffed, faffs

Encyclopedia: Faff